Puffing on e-cigarettes, chanting and holding signs directed at lawmakers, consumers and retailers took aim at the province’s Electronic Cigarette Act, which passed in May.
According to the `Vapor Advocates of Ontario` the new regulations prevents indoor vaping, sales to those under 19, as well as not allowing vape products to be display in stores.
Proponents of e-cigarettes contend the devices are cleaner and healthier than traditional cigarettes.
The group, formed just last week, were shocked at the regulations put forth the Bill and believes the thought that Vaping is similar to Smoking is misguided.
“The body of evidence in favour of vaping rather than smoking is growing in favour of vaping. The growth of the industry has created hundreds of new jobs and many former smokers are choosing vaping over other commercially available nicotine replacement therapy,” reads a statement from the groups website. “Vape shop owners across the GTA plan to hold a rally in support of change to the Regulations being put forward by the Associate Minister of Health.”