Germany is a ‘developing country’ when it comes to tobacco regulation, expert says

By |oktober 11th, 2019|cancer, e-cigarettes, Germany, Health, lung cancer, News, tabacco regulation|

Although Germany is being branded a 'developing country' in terms of tobacco regulation, experts warn of a new wave of cancer illnesses related to the consumption of E-cigarettes. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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WHO official: With e-cigarettes, the tobacco industry just ‘changed clothes’

By |marec 28th, 2019|Big Tobacco, e-cigarettes, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, News, novel tobacco products|

In an interview with EURACTIV.com, Dr Vera Luiza da Costa, the Head of Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), has lashed out against the tobacco industry, saying that with its push for electronic cigarettes the trade “just changed clothes while the content remains the same.”

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EU health chief: Next Commission will strengthen tobacco rules

By |marec 25th, 2019|e-cigarettes, News, novel tobacco products, smoking, Tobacco Product Directive|

The next European Commission will propose strengthening tobacco regulations, based on a report showing how the Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) works in practice, the EU Commissioner responsible for health, Vytenis Andriukaitis, told EURACTIV.com in an ...

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EU Commission accused of ignoring science on e-cigarettes

By |februar 19th, 2019|Big Tobacco, e-cigarettes, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, News, novel tobacco products, Tobacco Product Directive|

The European Commission’s recent statement comparing electronic cigarettes to “poison” has prompted a strong reaction from stakeholders, who accused the EU executive of disregarding scientific evidence.

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European Commission compares e-cigarettes to ‘poison’

By |februar 6th, 2019|e-cigarettes, News, novel tobacco products|

The European Commission is "reluctant" to sit with the tobacco industry at the same table to discuss novel tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, a high-ranking EU official has said.

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BAT: Need for a ‘consistent’ science-based view on e-cigarettes

By |december 6th, 2018|e-cigarettes, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, News, novel tobacco products, smoking, Tobacco Product Directive|

The public health community needs to adopt a consistent science-based view on new generation tobacco products in order to properly inform regulators around the world and thereby shape a stable framework, James Murphy, the head of Reduced Risk Substanti...

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Commission remains ‘very cautious’ toward novel tobacco products, EU official says

By |oktober 4th, 2018|Big Tobacco, e-cigarettes, News, novel tobacco products, tobacco, vaping|

The European Commission remains “cautious” toward novel tobacco products and has to continue collecting evidence on their impact on public health, according to a European Commission official. EURACTIV.com reports from Austria.

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Andriukaitis: E-cigarettes under thorough scrutiny, and not the way to stop smoking

By |maj 3rd, 2018|Big Tobacco, e-cigarettes, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, News, Tobacco Product Directive, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

Electronic cigarettes are currently known for being “less damaging” than traditional smoking but they still cause harm and people should not use them to cut smoking, EU health chief told EURACTIV.com.

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Greek court says e-cigarettes do not differ from traditional smoking

By |marec 30th, 2018|e-cigarettes, Greece, News, smoking, vaping, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

A top Greek court has decided that electronic cigarettes should have the same legal restrictions as traditional smoking does when it comes to bans in public places and advertising.

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Commission opposes excise tax on e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products, for now

By |januar 16th, 2018|Big Tobacco, e-cigarettes, News, Tobacco Product Directive|

Due to limited data, the European Commission decided to not propose a  harmonised approach for excise taxation of e-cigarettes and other novel tobacco products until further information about these products is available.

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