Quick links to detailed datasheets for Canada

Prevalence

Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence:
2%
1 A
Ever tried e-cigarette vaping:
9%
1 B
References:
  1. Reid J L. Rynard V L. Czoli C D. Hammond D.(2015). Who is using e-cigarette in Canada? Nationally representative data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use among Canadians. Preventative medicine. 81. 180-183.
Comments:
  1. The report by Reid et al. examined prevalence and correlates of e-cigarette use in the Canadian population, using data from the nationally representative 2013 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (n = 14,565). Sociodemographic correlates of e-cigarette use (ever, and in the past 30 days) were examined using logistic regression models. Data is from people aged 15 and over.
  2. *The report by Reid et al. examined prevalence and correlates of e-cigarette use in the Canadian population, using data from the nationally representative 2013 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (n = 14,565). Sociodemographic correlates of e-cigarette use (ever, and in the past 30 days) were examined using logistic regression models. Data is from people aged 15 and over.

Regulation

Regulatory status:
Allowed
1
Regulated as consumer product:
Yes
1
Regulated as medicinal product:
Yes
1
Regulated as tobacco product:
Yes
1
References:
  1. Data cross-referenced where possible using the following sources :1. Vapetrotter website. Available at: https://www.vapetrotter.com/laws/ ; 2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/node/14052 ; 3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at : https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/

Availability

Legal to buy device online - personal use:
Yes
Legal to buy nicotine online - personal use:
Yes
Legal to sell device:
Yes
Legal to sell nicotine:
Yes
Legal to purchase without prescription:
Yes

Regulations and restrictions

Minimum age restrictions on sales:
Yes: 19 years
Legal restrictions on use in public places:
Yes