20% Tax Increase Coming To Vape Products In Alberta
The Alberta 2020 Tax Plan has been released and inside the province takes aim at vape products with a 20% tax increase that applies to all vape hardware, e liquids and products that allow consumers to make their own products at home.
Escaping the tax increase is tobacco, pharmaceuticals and non vape related cannabis products.
|All vaping devices (e.g., pens, open systems, pod and cartridge devices) and related accessories||✔️|
|All e-liquids, including cannabis e-liquids||✔️|
|Other DIY vaping products (e.g., propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, nicotine solutions, flavourings) sold for vaping||✔️|
|Pharmaceutical products approved by Health Canada with a Drug Identification Number (e.g., smoking cessation products)||❌|
|Tobacco and heat-not-burn tobacco products, hookah/shisha||❌|
|Non-vaping cannabis products||❌|