If standardized tobacco packaging does not reduce either smoking or smoking uptake, logically, it should be done away with, but logic does not always sit easily with government policies.
Human Rights Watch paints a grim picture of one legacy of the leaf-tobacco production-industry in Zimbabwe – exploitation.
According to new warnings to be imposed in South Korea this year, there is no difference between heat-not-burn and combustible cigarettes in respect of consumers’ health outcomes.
EU policymakers are performing the dance of death with lower-risk nicotine products – one step forward, two steps back…one step forward, two steps back…
A ban on ENDS products is being discussed in India where the Ministry of Health believes they could form a gateway to combustible products.
A full and immediate review of the UK’s standardized tobacco packaging policy has been called for in the wake of evidence that it is not meeting its objectives.
The lingering question of how to regulate vaping devices and heat-not-burn products is to be looked at again in New Zealand.