Vap'Brèves offers you your flash e-cigarette news for the 1er June 2017 Thursday. (Update the news to 10h35).
FRANCE: SMOKING, THE “NÉANMOINS” QUITE DISPLACED FROM MILDECA
To explain this increase in tobacco consumption among the most disadvantaged social groups, the Minister's services are advancing : « the use of cigarettes to manage stress, difficulty in projecting oneself into the future, mistrust of prevention messages, risk denial, greater nicotine dependence, a social norm in favor of smoking or difficult events during childhood ”. (See article)
FRANCE: FOR PIERRE ROUZAUD, "WE DON'T GIVE OURSELVES THE MEANS OF THE FIGHT"
WHO holds the same speech, but does nothing! And in France, we do nothing either! If we really wanted to reduce smoking, especially among young people, we would get there! In Iceland, the smoking of adolescents aged 15-16, which was 23% in 1998, fell to 3% in 2016! With us, 50% of young people smoke. (See article)
FRANCE: MINISTER OF HEALTH ASKS HEALTH CAREERS TO NO MORE SMOK
Some lines gleaned in The Doctor's Daily (Coline Garré). We learn that after two “field” visits (first to ATD Fourth World and then to an EHPAD) Agnès Buzyn, Minister of Health (and Solidarity) was present at the opening of the meetings of Public Health France. First intervention. (See article)
CANADA: GIRL HOSPITALIZED AFTER SWALLOWING "UNICORN MILK" E-LIQUID
A mother in New Brunswick says her nine-year-old daughter was hospitalized after consuming an electronic cigarette liquid in a colorful bottle marked "Unicorn Milk". (See article)
RUSSIA: NO TOBACCO OR ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE DURING FIFA EVENTS
The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup ™ will take place in a tobacco-free environment. FIFA and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the two tournaments announced it on May 31, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day launched at the initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). (See article)
CANADA: AMENDMENT CLAIMED TO PROTECT YOUNG PEOPLE FROM PROMOTING VAPOTAGE PRODUCTS
A group of provincial anti-tobacco coalitions and associations representing physicians and the public health community are calling on the federal government to amend the Bill S-5 in a full-page ad in the Hill Times this morning. (See article)
BANGLADESH: TOWARDS AN INCREASE IN CUSTOMS DUTIES ON IMPORTS OF E-CIGARETTES
In Bangladesh, the budget for the next fiscal year is likely to bring bad news to vapers. The government plans to increase import duties on e-cigarettes as well as e-liquids.
The Minister of Finance has proposed to increase customs duties on e-cigarettes and refill packs to 25% on the 10% already existing. He also proposed the imposition of a new additional duty of 100% on these two items. (See article)