Canada is moving from an environment where the sale of nicotine e-liquid was technically illegal to one where it will be possible to advertise it.
It seems odd that the government of South Korea should require graphic health warnings for heated-tobacco products at the same time as one locally-made product is due to go on sale.
Trying to change consumer behavior by making less-appealing the formulation of the products they like is not going to work if those consumers have easily-accessible alternatives.
It is difficult to understand what is the point of sending people to prison for smoking shisha, while it is easy to think of many reasons why they shouldn’t be jailed for indulging in such a habit.
Although the incidence of smoking has fallen in New Zealand; the present rate of decline is not going to be enough for the government to hit its tobacco-smoke-free target by 2025.
The organisers of the Global Forum on Nicotine are putting on the most ambitious event in its five-year history.
In devising regulations to govern heat-not-burn products, the Netherlands’ junior health minister seems to coming down on the side of a quit-or-die approach to smoking.
A new law in Canada will allow the sale of nicotine-delivering e-cigarettes, but it won’t allow advertisements informing smokers why they should consider switching to such devices.
Following the failure of the EU’s revised Tobacco Products Directive to reduce smoking, there is a need to look at other ways of achieving health gains.
The UK’s standardized tobacco packaging legislation looks like a case of act in haste, look silly at leisure.