The EU Commission Remains Cautious About E-Cigarettes

The EU Commission Remains Cautious About E-Cigarettes

Martin Seychell, deputy director-general for health and food safety, argues that preventing addiction should be public health’s main objective. “We should promote the concept that people should not be addicted at the first place. In a few words, prevention of...
Hong Kong to Enforce a Total Ban on E-Cigarettes

Hong Kong to Enforce a Total Ban on E-Cigarettes

The ban was announced last Wednesday by Chief Executive Carrie Lam during a policy address. Earlier this month, four medical groups in Hong Kong had called for a total ban on e-cigarettes, after local surveys indicated a 55% rise in primary schoolchildren who had...
UK Vapers Can Finally Benefit From Cheaper Insurance Premiums

UK Vapers Can Finally Benefit From Cheaper Insurance Premiums

Last year, the fact that insurance companies were still imposing a “smoker’s surcharge” on e-cigarette users made headlines. “It is just not fair,” said Linda Bauld, professor of health policy at Stirling University. “As well as being financially punitive to people...
Ontario Health Groups’ Argue Against E-Cig Advertising

Ontario Health Groups’ Argue Against E-Cig Advertising

Last Summer, the provincial government of Ontario put on hold changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act 2017, which included a ban on the promotion of vaping products, that were meant to come into effect on July 1, 2018. Electronic Cigarette Trade Association (ECTA)...

Pin It on Pinterest