Vap'News offers you your flash news around the e-cigarette for Wednesday 19 June 2019. (Update the news at 08h55)
CANADA: GOVERNMENT APPEALS JUDGMENT ON VAPOTAGE!
The Minister of Health and Social Services, Danielle McCann, confirms that the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Quebec, Sonia LeBel, is appealing against a judgment of the Superior Court of Quebec rendered on May 3, by the Honorable Daniel Dumais. (See article)
FRANCE: CPAM WANTS TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE TO REFUSE THE FIRST CIGARETTE!
The Sarthe Primary Health Insurance Fund (CPAM) organizes preventive actions in secondary schools to encourage young people not to smoke. In addition to the health aspect, the objective is above all to help young people to fight against the group effect. (See article)
INDONESIA: PROHIBITION OF ADVERTISING FOR ONLINE CIGARETTES!
The Southeast Asian Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) has praised Indonesia for banning cigarette advertising online, which is seen as an effort to protect young people from tobacco exposure and to urge other countries to do the same. (See article)
BELGIUM: BAT MANAGEMENT ENDORSES MOLENBEEK'S SOCIAL AGREEMENT
The management of British American Tobacco (BAT) on Tuesday endorsed the social agreement reached in early June with the unions after its decision to close its coordination center in Molenbeek and remove 39 jobs accordingly. (See article)
LEBANON: SMART TOBACCOIS AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE!
Several studies show that in ten years, the number of smokers under the age of 18 has surged in Lebanon. One in three young people today smoke in the country, compared to one in four young people a decade ago. In 13-15 years, there are even about 40% of cigarette smokers or narghile. (See article)