Flavoured tobacco products

Previous research has shown that flavoured tobacco products have greater appeal among youth,xii and both federal and provincial legislation has been enacted to reduce the availability of such products.vii-x However, some flavoured products remain on the market.

In 2018-19, 33.7%a of youth in grades 7-9 reported that their first use of tobacco was a flavoured product.

95% confidence intervals for in-text estimates

a: 33.7 [28.8-38.6]

Note: Previous surveys (Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey/Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey 2009-2017) asked users of non-cigarette tobacco products if the products they had used in the last 30 days were flavoured, but Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey does not include this measure.