New little panic in Belgium? Indeed, the e-cigarette Juul can be marketed in Belgium from August, according to the recent list of e-cigarettes authorized by the FPS Economy. This is what De Morgen reports on Friday. The model is extremely popular in the United States, especially among minors, which alarm some experts.
No surprise on the status of the vape in Belgium! The e-cigarette is scary authorities and pseudo health experts which poses a real problem in the context of a reduction of smoking risks. Yet since August, the e-cigarette Juul can be marketed, this is in any case what announces the recent list of e-cigarettes authorized by the FPS Economy.
Already available in many countries such as the United States, France or the United Kingdom, the e-cigarette Juul will be proposed in European classical version (18 mg nicotine) in Belgium. All legal obligations are respected, according to the FPS Economy.
Yet some experts are worried. Half of Juul's subscribers on Twitter are minors Stefaan Hendrickx of the Flemish Institute for Wellbeing.
« In the United States, we are analyzing whether Juul is not targeting his ads on young people via social networks. If the company starts selling its products here, it will have to be vigilant. They work in a very subtle way, using influencers.« The fear is that these e-cigarettes are for teens a stepping stone to traditional cigarettes.
source : Rtl.be