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Anti-vaping arguments help Swedish vapers win a battle

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Yesterday, at the same time as I was preparing an article on the Swedish transposition of the EU TPD, the Supreme Administrative Court of...

Quebec: Vaping is not smoking, but considered as such

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Government deemed of assaulting one's free speech rights It is a government assault on one's right to speak freely, to share information and to engage any...

Canada: Saskatchewan municipal leaders for a provincewide solution against vaping

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"Even if we just added vaping to the provincial tobacco regulations, we still may end up with a patchwork (of rules) across the province,...

Belgium: Minister of Health urged to take action against smoking

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"If the law allows young people to have sex at 16, why prohibiting cigarettes? At 16, they are adult." -M. De BlockThe opposition is...

USA: A ban on advertising in Oklahoma?

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Oklahoma State Representative Mike Brown, a Democrat, has introduced on January 14, 2016, a bill to be presented to the House in first reading...

Norwegian Medical Association proposes to phase out smoking by 2035

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Anyone born after 2000 shall not be able to purchase any tobacco product, including vaping products with the forecasted implementation of the TPD. This is what...

New Zealand: Counter-intuitive effects of law strictness

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Not all ethnic groups are equal in front tobacco and nicotine addiction. Māoris who have higher rates of nicotine addiction and the most limited access...

USA: Hawai’i raises legal age to 21 for tobacco use

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We were writing about it in some of our last posts of the year as a nation First in the US: Hawai'i State's Governor David...

Poland: E-cigarette ban for sale to under-18s and in public spaces

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The Polish Ministry of Health is preparing a ban on e-cigarettes which is to come into effect in 2016, tells The Łódź Post, on Monday...

USA: Iowa Department of Justice on the benefit of the e-cigarette

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whatever number is correct, e-cigarettes are dramatically less harmful than combustible cigarettes. After a strong pressure put by a local grassroots organization, the Ames City Council...