‘We really need to take action’: Vancouver city councillors call for vaping regulations

CTV News Vancouver

While warnings continue to surface about the risks of vaping, two Vancouver city councillors are calling for regulations to be implemented.

Last month, public health officials announced B.C.’s first case of probable vaping-related illness. Now, Vancouver Couns. Rebecca Bligh and Lisa Dominato have put forward a motion for the city to take action and introduce vaping guidelines.

Some concerns, they say, are vaping ads on transit and the attractiveness of flavoured products amongst youth. …

Last month, Richmond city council voted in favour of similar regulations.

“We don’t want to encourage the youth to take up this habit,” Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie said when Richmond voted in favour of implementing guidelines. …

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