Month: November 2021

Stricter rules for the e-cigarette are way down the road

The UN conference on stricter tobacco policy has fizzled out. ‘Milestone’: a minuscule fund to help poor countries getting rid of tobacco. By: Ties Keyzer & Tim Luimes International negotiations on tobacco policy and smuggling in the past two weeks have had little effect. Decisions on stricter guidelines for tobacco products have been movedto the next …

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Newsletter Q3 2021

Read the full newsletter here. By Marcel Metze Dear reader, I’m glad to report that in the past year, the number of our followers has steadily grown. We have therefore decided to increase the frequency of our newsletters to four times per year. Here’s our 2021 Q3 edition. Besides the regular overview of recent publications, …

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Vaping: The real dollars behind fake consumer organisations

An investigation by “Le Monde” and “The Investigative Desk” (Netherlands) reveals the alliance between the tobacco lobby and the networks of American oil tycoons to prevent regulations on electronic cigarettes. By Eva Schram, Stéphane Horel, Tim Luimes and Ties Keyzer. Under the guise of defending individual freedom, fake consumer organisations are promoting e-cigarettes. They are an illusion …

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