Tobacco and Vapour Products

 
The sale, display, promotion and use of tobacco and vapour products in British Columbia are subject to both federal and provincial laws. In B.C., the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act regulates the sales, promotion and use of tobacco and vapour products. The Public Health Act also regulates the sale of vapour products.
 

What is New?

Government has enacted new regulation and regulatory amendments in relation to vapour products under the Public Health Act (PHA) and the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act (TVPCA). These regulatory changes include:

For details on the new and amended regulations please read the Requirements under the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act and Regulation (PDF, 505KB) and Requirements under the Public Health Act and E-Substances Regulation information pages.

In British Columbia, the sale and use of tobacco and vapour products is restricted by a number of laws, regulations and policy, including:

Learn more about tobacco and vapour products legislation, regulation and policy:

Learn more about new requirements for businesses, including the requirement to submit a Notice of Intent to sell vapour products to regional health authorities and reporting requirements:

Learn more about how tobacco and vapour products laws are enforced in B.C.: