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Will Scotland ban vaping in cars?

The Law Society of Scotland considers that the cigarette ban enforced by the Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) Bill accepted by the Parliament on December...

Italy: The Administrative Court of Lazio adjourned the tax on e- liquids without nicotine

The tax would be far from bringing as much income as expected by the government A 22% tax on 10 ml e-liquid bottles (3.73 euros) had...

“Paris Sans Tabac”: A recent publication of old results

Smoking and vaping patterns monitoring was conducted on about 3,500 French student between 12 and 19 years old in Paris. "Paris Sans Tabac" (ie Paris without...

Diacetyl war: Exagerated risk and skewed conclusions?

"Organizations and institutions live and die by the research grants and the more fear they incite the more funding comes their way." It is...

Canada: Ontario delays ban on vaping in public spaces

A respite for specialty shops The Canadian province of Ontario confirmed,under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, a ban on selling electronic cigarettes to the under-19s on January 1,...

Monitoring the Future: US survey of the Youth

An increase of the e-cigarette harmfulness perception among graders Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of drug use and attitudes among American 8th, 10th, and 12th graders continues...

David Cameron: E-cigarette is a legitimate way to improve the Nation’s health

"So I think we should be making clear that this is a very legitimate path for many people to improve their health and the...

France: The National Assembly finally adopts the law for the modernization of the health...

Debates on advertising and plain packaging As rejected by the Senate, the text voted on 1 December by the National Assembly has been adopted in the late...

What is behind the Grandfather Date?

Changing the Grandfather Date, a high-stakes game for the US vaping market The US budget bill is in the home stretch at the Congress, it is time...

France: The Health law should be enacted by January 2016

At a progress meeting on the deployment of the National Tobacco Reduction Plan (PNRT), the General Direction of Health should announce the enactment of the...
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