We gather weekly the most important Vaping news.
GROUPS LAUD PASSAGE OF VAPE BILL, SAY IT WILL SAVE MILLIONS OF FILIPINO LIVES
Ten big consumer groups, representing 17 million Filipino smokers and vapers, lauded Congress on the passage of a landmark bill that would allow consumers to quit cigarette smoking and switch to less harmful vaping products.
SPENDING CUTS AND DEPRIVATION HIT ENGLAND’s PLANS TO STUB OUT SMOKING BY 2030
In rundown Great Yarmouth, where almost one in four adults smoke, the government’s target feels very ambitious.
FDA SPREADS CONFUSION ABOUT NICOTINE AND SMOKING
FDA has authorised 22nd Century to claim a reduced nicotine cigarette is a reduced risk product. This will spread confusion and divert smokers from better choices.
A YEAR OF CHANGE FOR TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION
Derek Yach: “we need a bolder vision and concerted action combined”.
ASSOCIATION OF E-CIGARETTE USE WITH DISCONTINUATION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING AMONG ADULT SMOKERS WHO WERE INITIALLY NEVER PLANNING TO QUIT
A US study of 1,600 smokers who did not initially use e-cigarettes and had no plans to ever quit smoking found using e-cigs daily increased the chances of them quitting the smokes by eight times, compared with smokers who didn’t use e-cigs at all.
STORY OF THE WEEK
EU TOBACCO EXCISE DIRECTIVE REVISION: WHAT IS IT AND HOW COULD IT AFFECT USERS OF SAFER NICOTINE PRODUCTS
The good news is that the Open Public Consultation showed broad support from stakeholders for a reasonable and risk-proportionate approach to taxing e-cigarettes and other novel products.