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Non-smokers [What Europe does for you]

With European elections coming up in May 2019, you probably want to know how the European Union impacts your daily life, before you think about voting. In the latest in a series of posts on what Europe does for you, your family, your business and your wellbeing, we look at what Europe does for non-smokers. Continue reading

Prospects for e-cigarettes go up in smoke

Written by Nicole Scholz The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently published a report on Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) . The report, which includes a negative appraisal of e-cigarettes and cautions on their use, informed the discussions on one of the main agenda items at the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP6) … Continue reading

Electronic cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) work by vaporising nicotine liquid. They are aimed at people who do not want to smoke tobacco but cannot or do not want to overcome their nicotine addiction. They are mostly produced in China, and marketed in Europe by small and medium-sized firms. The market is growing rapidly. The variety of products … Continue reading

Making tobacco less attractive: Revision of the Tobacco Products Directive

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable diseases in the EU. Tobacco-related diseases kill around 700 000 Europeans per year. Measures to reduce smoking include taxation, restrictions on advertising, health warnings, education and awareness-raising campaigns and smoking bans in public places. Some 175 countries and the EU have signed the UN Framework Convention on Tobacco … Continue reading

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