Ministerial Order: Amendments to the Drug Schedules Regulation to Prevent Sale of Nicotine Products to Youth

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The Ministry of Health has acted to address the recreational use of buccal nicotine pouch products among youth. Effective February 7, 2024, these products will only be available behind the pharmacy counter and require consultation with a pharmacist before purchase, in order to prevent their misuse and inform buyers about the associated health risks.

See B.C. Reg 15/2024.

Ministry of Health News Release

Feb 07, 2024