GTNF speakers warn against letting loudest voices drive vaping regulations

Public pressure can drive legislators to make populist decisions on nicotine product regulation that are not based on evidence, warned speakers at the recent Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) in Seoul, South Korea.

Adam Afriyie, Conservative member of parliament for Windsor in the UK, said there is immense pressure on legislators to go along with the loudest members of the public. This can be seen recently with the pressure to act on disposables in the UK.

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Freddie Dawson

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Freddie studied at King’s College, London and City University and worked for publications including The Times, The Malay Mail, PathfinderBuzz and Solar Summary before joining the ECigIntelligence team. He has extensive experience in covering fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), manufacturing and technological innovation.

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