Vapers Digest 3rd April


Wednesday’s News at a glance:

Two From Dave Cross, Planet Of The Vapes

Poland and France Receive Criticism

International health experts and an advocacy organisation have criticised plans to tax nicotine pouches in Poland and ban disposables in France despite the health benefits they offer over smoking.  Sweden, which is on the brink of being officially smoke free and has significantly lower smoking rates than Poland, has adopted a system of taxation proportionate to the risk of alternative products.

Preet Kaur Gill’s Parliamentary Questions

Preet Kaur Gill, the Labour Shadow Minister for Primary Care and Public Health, has asked a series of questions about vaping to the Department for Health and The Exchequer. Preet Kaur Gill asked the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care what steps are being taken to tackle the sale of illegal vapes on the black market.


ETHRA’s monthly roundup of news: UK vape tax & public consultation – Mediocre Meeting – UK policy on tobacco and vaping: a muddle and a mess – The Case of Diversion by Snus in Norway – COSTED Trial – David Sweanor interview – Country updates. Read on for more.

On this Day…2023

A look back at how things have moved on or otherwise…

Making the case and addressing concerns

National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training

In 2021 we published advice to support English stop smoking services to make vapes (e-cigarettes) available to their clients.

The NEW guidance, again written in partnership with Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID), makes the case for providing nicotine vapes as a first-line option for clients alongside medicinally licensed stop smoking products.

Ex-CTP Zeller Will Advise NRT Lobbyists

Jim McDonald

Former FDA Center for Tobacco Products director Mitch Zeller will join the advisory board of a pharmaceutical company attempting to shepherd a nicotine inhaler through the FDA drug approval process. The company once shared lies about Public Health England’s 2015 e-cigarette report and the report’s authors.

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