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Download PDF Hello, my name is Maria Papaioannoy. I’m here as the spokesperson for Rights4Vapers. Thank you for including our movement in this process. I would like for it to be noted that this is not a fully inclusive process as over 20 thousand individual submissions were made opposing flavour bans in 2021, and not

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Toronto, Ontario – March 15, 2024 – In an emotional presentation, Rights4Vapers spelled out the unintended consequences of a federal flavoured vaper products ban and echoed the calls from the one million Canadians who vape: “flavours helped us quit smoking”. “Flavours are key for adults starting vaping as an alternative, linked to more attempts to

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Let’s Accept All Forms of Tobacco Harm Reduction

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2024 /CNW/ – Today, marks the beginning of National Non-Smoking Week. On behalf of all Canadians who vape, Rights4Vapers urges policy makers and health groups to listen to the lived experiences of Canadians who have chosen non-traditional methods to quit smoking. Vaping is not smoking and is a proven way for smokers to quit.

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Why Are You Taxing Ontarians Who Vape?

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2023 /CNW/ – Rights4Vapers, Canada’s largest vapers’ rights movement, calls on the Government of Ontario to refrain from jumping on the taxation bandwagon and penalizing Ontarians who vape even more. “We are at a critical moment for vapour products. We are being attacked from every angle,” said Maria Papaioannoy, spokesperson for Rights4Vapers. “All we want is for adult Canadians who

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Why are you Taxing Ontarian’s that Vape?

Dear Minister Bethlenflavy, My name is Maria Papaioannoy. I represent a movement called Rights4Vapers. We speak for the millions of Canadians who have chosen their health over smoking through vaping. We met in early spring of last year at the Budget Breakfast in Cobourg. I know that you have chatted with thousands of Ontarians, but

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