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House Of Lords Vote Would Scupper TPD – House of Lords vote could defeat UK TPD – ‘Fatal Motion’ tabled in the House of Lords. Is this the end of TPD Article 20 for the UK? – We support the Parliamentary moves to block crazy e-cigarette regulations
Paul Barnes – New Nicotine Alliance
In the House of Lords Lord Callanan has put down a motion (link to text of press release) which if passed would stop implementation of the TPD in the UK. This is a critical development.
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Junglist – Planet of the Vapes
Following the savaging of the TPD last week, Lord Callanan has put down a motion which if passed will stop implementation of the TPD in the UK. This is a critical development that all vapers need to be aware of. The more pressure that we can apply now the greater the likelihood of a positive response and the greater chance we have of getting even more people out of the clutches of smoking….
Is this the end of TPD Article 20 for the UK? – ECITA
In an astonishing eleventh hour move, Lord Callanan – who many will remember as former MEP Martin Callanan, one of a small group who fought so valiantly to prevent Article 20 from being dragged up from the bowels of hell and put into law – has tabled a ‘fatal motion’ to kill off the TPD, and prevent its being implemented into UK law…
To block crazy e-cigarette regulations – Abzed.com
This petition is requesting the House of Lords to back Lord Callanan’s motion to stop harsh regulations on e-cigarettes which would force vapers back to smoking. We urge our House of Commons to debate the implications for public health of the Tobacco Products Directive on e-cigarettes. And we plead with the Prime Minister to use his influence in Brussels to get a British opt-out from Article 20 before the EU referendum so this issue does not affect that vote.
— 100K Campaign (@Campaign100K) May 19, 2016