We gather weekly the most important news from Vaping.
FORM OF VAPING COULD BE BANNED FOR MILLIONS UNDER NEW WHO GUIDELINES
The WHO has urged countries all over the world to prohibit the sale of open vapes which allow the user ‘to control device features and liquid ingredients’.
CALLS FOR PHARMACY-ONLY E-CIGARETTES AND LIQUID NICOTINE AS SENATE DEBATES REGULATION AND CRITICISES “RENT-SEEKERS” WHO WANT OPEN RETAIL SALES
In Australia, there were mixed views over the future regulation and supply of NRT products during debate in the Senate this week.
BIDEN SHOULD CHOOSE SCIENCE OVER POLITICS AND EMBRACE TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION
Will the new Biden administration choose science over politics?
ENLIGHTENED DRUG REFORMS ARE SWEEPING THE US. WHY IS BRITAIN SO FAR BEHIND?
While other countries turn away from the futile ‘war on drugs’, politicians here are still falling for the ‘evil’ narcotics narrative.
EVIDENCE USE IN E-CIGARETTES DEBATES:SCIENTIFIC SHOWDOWNS IN A “WILD WEST” OF RESEARCH
The role of the UK as the country with the highest percentage of e-cigarette users in Europe have sparked discussions in scientific, advocacy and policy communities about how best to respond.
STORY OF THE WEEK
Gerry Stimson, public health social scientist and emeritus professor at Imperial College London, has spoken out about the post-Brexit tobacco policy reform opportunities presented to the United Kingdom.