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‘IMPOSSIBLE TO IGNORE SNUS’ IN EU’s BEATING CANCER PLAN: SWEDISH MEP
Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal remains critical of the European Commission’s continued unwillingness to recognise the potential for snus and other harm reduction alternatives.
BANS ON FLAVOURED E-CIGARETTES COULD SEE SOME VAPERS RETURN TO SMOKING CIGARETTES
The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project at the University of Waterloo, examined whether regular vapers from Canada, England and the United States would support or oppose a ban on all non-tobacco flavours.
OPINION: THE WHO’s TOBACCO POLICY ECHO CHAMBER
By cracking down on tobacco through new taxes, sales restrictions and advertising regulations, the WHO risks fuelling the illicit market.
BUILD BACK BETTER’s E-CIGARETTE TAX WILL MAKE PEOPLE SMOKE MORE
Combustible cigarettes and e-cigarettes are what economists call ‘substitute goods.’ The proposed tax will push people toward the deadlier option.
IMPROVING THE ANALYSIS OF E-CIGARETTE EMISSIONS:DETECTING HUMAN ‘DRY PUFF’ CONDITIONS IN A LABORATORY AS VALIDATED BY A PANEL OF EXPERIENCED VAPERS
E-cigarette product regulation requires accurate analyses of emissions. User behavior, including device power setting selection, should be mimicked closely when generating e-cigarette emissions in a laboratory.
STORY OF THE WEEK
TOBACCO CONTROL: FAR FROM THE FINISH LINE
Only a fraction of countries has adopted the comprehensive package of policies under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and the MPOWER measures, which include taxation, smoke-free laws, advertising and sponsorship bans, and tobacco dependence treatment.