The regulation was enforced in 2017, and puts the same restrictions on e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes, including bans on use in public spaces, transportation, and advertisement limits. The Association of Greek E-Cigarette Businesses told the Court that this legislation is detrimental to vaping businesses, to which the court replied that they may file a lawsuit for compensation.
The danger in regulating e-cigs in the same way as cigarettes
In the meantime, only last month Public Health England (PHE), released findings from an e-cigarette review that was conducted by leading independent tobacco experts, and updated the organization’s 2015 vaping report, confirming that vaping is at least 95% safer than smoking.
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