It is encouraging when governments are ready to revisit decisions with an open mind in the light of new-to-them evidence.
A recent government-agency report in Australia has supported what vaping campaigners have been saying for years. There’s now no reason to delay legalizing vaping with nicotine.
Successful communication must be at the heart of Philip Morris’ efforts to wean smokers, and thereby itself, off combustible cigarettes.
Juul Labs says that its electronic cigarettes are aimed at turning smokers into vapers; and the success that these products have enjoyed suggests that this is more than just ambition.
Switching from smoking to vaping is easy for some, not so for others; but there is good advice available, sometimes in places where you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find it.
With its smoke-free challenge in the Middle East and Africa, Philip Morris International is trying to make a positive contribution to reducing the harm caused by smoking.
The US leaf-tobacco and vaping industries will be left counting the costs of the trade war being waged between the US and China.
Israel is banning Juul electronic cigarettes because they pose ‘a grave risk to public health’. Combustible cigarettes will remain on sale because, presumably, they don’t pose such a risk.