A Member of the European Parliament involved in the drafting of the EU’s new Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) has criticised the finally adopted version, which the Parliament voted for in late February, as “hastily-drafted and heavy-handed”.
Scottish doctors have called for a ban on the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings.
A British right-wing political party received £36,000 ($60,000) in donations from an e-cigarette manufacturer before its leader appeared in a YouTube video apparently designed to influence European policy-making on e-cigs.
Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint concerning health claims made in advertising literature by e-cigarette maker Ten Motives.
The UK’s two Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) today launched a consultation on e-cigarettes before shaping new rules on advertising the products.
The sale of e-cigarettes to under-18s is to be banned in England following heavy parliamentary favour for tighter smoking restrictions in a debate last night.
Nicocigs is the latest British e-cigarette supplier to be criticised by the country’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over misleading advertising.