E-cig promoters urge Spanish voters to end Socialist rule for vaping’s sake

Pro-vaping lobbyists have urged Spanish voters to back centre and right-leaning parties in the 23rd July elections. They fear that if the current centre-left coalition remains in power they will continue to implement new tobacco regulations which the vaping advocates perceive as damaging to the e-cigarette industry.

The coalition has already said it believes vaping is as harmful as smoking and wants to bring in further restrictions, according to Arturo Ribes, president of Spain’s Union of Vaping Promoters and Entrepreneurs (UPEV).

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Tiziana Cauli

Senior reporter/health & science editor
Tiziana is an Italian journalist from Sardinia. She has worked for both international and local media in Italy, South Africa, France, Spain, the UK, Lebanon and Belgium. She also worked as a communications manager for several international NGOs in the humanitarian sector. Tiziana holds a degree in Political Science and a PhD in African Studies from the University of Cagliari and she’s a graduate of the Carlo De Martino school of journalism in Milan.

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