Saturday, April 08, 2017
Ottawa first restricted the sale of products with flavours such as bubblegum and chocolate, before expanding it to include menthol-flavoured products, in an attempt to reduce the appeal of smoking to youth.
According to Health Canada, data shows that a “significant number” of young people smoke menthol cigarettes.
A number of provinces have already banned menthol cigarettes, including Nova Scotia and Alberta.
The Canada-wide ban will be rolled out and enforced over the next six months.
Click here for the Global News story.