Regulation - LGIC

Regulation under the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015
Summary of Decision:
Made: December 16, 2015
Filed: December 16, 2015
Published on e-Laws: December 17, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: January 2, 2016
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
No new administrative cost for business.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
July 13, 2015
Summary of Proposal:
Bill 45, the Making Healthier Choices Act, 2015 received Royal Assent on May 28, 2015. The Bill included new legislation to regulate the sale, promotion and use of electronic cigarettes in Ontario - the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015 (the "Act"). The provisions in the Act will come into force on a day proclaimed by the Lieutenant Governor.

The proposed regulation would contain provisions necessary to implement the Act's restrictions on the sale and use of electronic cigarettes. Specifically,

• the prohibition on selling or supplying electronic cigarettes to minors, and
• the prohibition on using electronic cigarettes in certain public places or areas and enclosed workplaces

The province is seeking input on these potential regulatory amendments. To view more detailed information that describes the potential changes, please see the link below under "Additional Information".
Contact Address:
777 Bay Street, Suite 1903, 19th floor
Toronto, ON M7A 1S5
Effective Date:
December 16, 2015