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[Austria, UK] BATES: Professor Glantz brings his anti-vaping crusade to Europe - I review his presentation

I think he is over-claiming the benefits and ignoring the costs of his preferred policies. However, if this is an exemplary tobacco control model, we could briefly digress and check on the terrible toll this policy must be taking on the value of the mos
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added May 17, 2016 17:15

[Europe, UK] BATES: Who cares about a few thousand dead? Defending EU limits on the strength of nicotine e-liquids

Five ways in which the 20mg/ml nicotine strength limit will cause harm 1. Nine percent of a big number is a still a big number / 2. Counting the vapers but think of the smokers / 3. Blocking the transition pathway from smoking to vaping / 4. Coping r
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added May 17, 2016 17:13

[Europe, Poland] Polish police uncovered illegal cigarette factory

in the Warsaw area. Over seven million cigarettes and three tons of tobacco were reportedly found. Six people have been detained. Two people from Russia and one from Ukraine are among them.
added May 17, 2016 00:31

[Europe, France, Ireland, UK] Implementation of 'plain' tobacco pack law approaches

The standardised tobacco pack law comes into effect on 20 May in the UK...France and Ireland also introduce the measure on the same day and more governments are set to eventually follow suit after tobacco firms lost their legal challenge against EU rules.
Packaging News (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:34

[Europe, UK] Big tobacco's new plea: Finish the law we hate

While the industry makes no bones about hating those warnings and is fighting them in court, they also say EU countries and the European Commission must finish implementing the historic tobacco products directive so companies can comply in time. The law
added May 16, 2016 19:22

[Australia, Europe] CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes: too important to be regulated?

Sensible regulation, as exists across different categories of pharmaceuticals, would allow Australia to keep a short leash on e-cigarettes at first. If our own and the international experience shows their promise being fulfilled, regulatory control could
The Conversation (au)
added May 16, 2016 00:02

[Europe, UK] Snuffed out / How not to regulate e-cigarettes

Combustible cigarettes still account for the vast majority of Big Tobacco’s sales...leaves the vapour market in an awkward position. E-cigarettes may help smokers give up tobacco; but the vapour market may well be run by firms keen to sell it.
The Economist
added May 13, 2016 15:38

[Europe, Ukraine] Moskal, fed up with smuggling, finds Zakarpattia harder than war zone

Nearby Zakarpattia Oblast also faces massive smuggling of cheap goods, including cigarettes, out of Ukraine to the European Union.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added May 13, 2016 15:21

[Europe, UK] New EU rules on e-cigarettes and tobacco packets: Everything you need to know

How will new EU rules affect smokers here in Britain? Revisions to the EU Tobacco Products Directive will come into effect on Friday May 20, bringing wide-ranging changes to vaping and tobacco products. On top of the updated EU directive, the UK Gover
The [London, UK] Express
added May 12, 2016 16:06
4 Views Bulgaria, Moldova among most actively smoking countries in Europe

Moldova and Bulgaria do not seem to be too eager to quit it, writes. Moldova is one of the most actively smoking countries in Europe. This is the conclusion drawn by Czech scientist Jakub Marian in a study on the tobacco use on the continent.
Focus English News (bg)
added May 12, 2016 15:55
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