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Anti-vaping arguments help Swedish vapers win a battle

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

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

"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

"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?

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

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

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

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

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

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...
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