The nearly 18m people of the Netherlands face uncertainty following the collapse of the government this summer. The cabinet is currently overseeing the nation with a “caretaker” status until the 22nd November general election
Some Dutch lawmakers have expressed concern about the possible consequences of an amendment to the Tobacco and Smoking Products Act and the introduction of new advertising restrictions on tobacco-alternative products
Members of the vaping industry in the Netherlands have voiced concern at the legislative bid to ban non-tobacco flavours in e-cigarettes from 2022, accusing the Dutch government of proposing dangerous regulations
The Dutch government is working on new legislation to ban all e-cigarette flavours early next year to reduce the appeal of vaping to young people while not discouraging smokers from using e-cigs to help them quit
World No Tobacco Day provides an opportunity to consider the approach that public health authorities, policymakers, and advocates around the world have towards the role of tobacco-alternatives products
A recent study by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment has revealed that the Netherlands has an enormous amount of e-liquids and flavours to choose from, prompting futher calls for restrictions
How much do consumers in different countries really know about e-cigarettes – and what are public attitudes to vaping? A number of researchers have set out to find answers to these and related questions
Dutch health secretary Paul Blokhuis is to reveal this month a proposed new set of regulations on heated tobacco and e-cigarettes, part of the National Prevention Agreement on smoking, obesity and alcohol
The Netherlands is pulling out of a number of international e-cigarette and tobacco committees, blaming industry interference, but will carry on with regulation of heated tobacco and nicotine-free e-cigs
The Austrian e-cigarette company Von Erl has gone into what it describes as a partnership with Imperial Brands subsidiary Fontem Ventures, the makers of blu, in the hope of boosting its international expansion
The e-cigarette market in the Netherlands faces a serious challenge adapting to the requirements of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), as small specialist retailers try to cope with advertising restrictions, e-liquid regulations and age verification.
A recent study and review by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in the Netherlands has brought to the fore questions regarding e-cigarette vapour testing methods and the possible health risks of passive vaping. The rationale for banning e-cigs in enclosed public places falls into two main camps: ‘renormalisation’ of smoking and possible safety concerns of passive » Continue Reading.
What e-cigarettes can and can’t do, compared to tobacco cigarettes, is a subject of fierce and continuing debate. One difference, however, is clear: no tobacco product can double as a microphone for a mobile phone or a speaker for a personal music player, as the latest e-cig from Dutch manufacturer Supersmoker can.
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