Yet ANOTHER excellent summary from our NZ colleagues. This is an issue that Canada's government is steadfastly dodging -- in part because tobacco laws confine the health ministry to health issues (and not environmental consequences). https://t.co/OVQZaxA5Nq
The Case for Banning Cigarette Filters. This latest blog examines the NZ Government’s specific proposal to prohibit filters and disallow innovations, additives, and other product changes that sustain the appeal and addictiveness of smoked tobacco products. https://t.co/EEAt8XD7k1 https://t.co/UnxUzMRhy5
Montreal economist Ian Irvine's connection to the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World has now been made public. Why was the @CDHoweInstitute silent about this funding when it giving this man a platform to oppose vaping regulations ?
Once again, New Zealand sets a fine example for other nations. https://t.co/UZ5p3iIlNd
Thanks to @euromonitor we have a snapshot of how overall nicotine use is growing in Canada and in most countries other than the UK. Another reminder that the UK experience with diffused nicotine products is not translating to other countries.
More good ideas from Scandinavia!
Finland proposes plain packaging (for e-cigs too!), ban on tobacco flavourings, outdoor smoking bans in public places and a regulatory fee for tobacco companies.
Bravo @akpekonen! https://t.co/mgXhd3iAvL
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