Good COP, bad COP? WHO FCTC urges ad ban, more research

19th October 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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Regulatory briefing

The final recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) on e-cigarettes allow for a wide range of regulatory regimes but single out advertising as a prime candidate for controls, as expected, as well as hinting at the need for public place usage restrictions.

Vapers are dealt a losing hand by Macau casino smoking law

27th May 2014 | Business briefing |

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Tightened rules on smoking in casinos in the Chinese gambling capital of Macau raise the question of whether China could consider e-cigarettes to be tobacco products, as its nationwide controls on smoking gradually gain momentum.