Vap'News offers you your flash news around the e-cigarette for Wednesday 5 June 2019. (Update the news at 09h30)
FRANCE: REASONS FOR A HISTORIC DOWNSTREAM OF TOBACCO
The number of smokers fell by 1,6 million in France in the last two years according to the 2018 barometer of the National Committee against Smoking (CNCT). A historic decline that can be explained by new approaches to public health policies and by the arrival on the market of new alternatives to accompany and facilitate smoking cessation. (See the article)
FRANCE: AGGRESSION AND THEFT IN A BOUTIQUE FROM VAPE TO QUIMPER
At the end of the morning, a man entered the Cig'arrete store in Quimper, Rue de Douarnenez, on Monday, June 3. He jostled the seller before leaving with the cashier. (See the article)
CANADA: MINISTER PROMISES AGAINST AGAINST SHOP!
Health Minister Christine Elliott is embarrassed after quoting from her Twitter account a convenience store in her riding, which was fined last year for the sale of an electronic cigarette to a minor. (See the article)
SWITZERLAND: DANGEROUS SMOKING ZONES FOR VAPOTEURS!
Since this June 1er, SBB railway stations will gradually become non-smokers. By the end of the year, about 1000 stations will be equipped, with smoking areas. But according to Helvetic Vape, the Swiss association of users of personal vaporizers, these spaces are problematic because the Public Transport Union, which took the decision to ban tobacco in the stations, does not distinguish between smokers and vapers. (See the article)
SWITZERLAND: VAST STUDY LAUNCHED ON THE EFFECTS OF E-CIGARETTE
Is the vaporette really effective to stop smoking? In an attempt to provide answers, a large independent study has been launched by Unisanté, the University Center of General Practice and Public Health in Lausanne, in collaboration with the University Hospital of Berne and the HUG in Geneva. (See the article)
SWITZERLAND: ALTRIA INVESTS 372 MILLION DOLLARS IN THE SNUS!
Altria contributes to the global activities of Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne at 80% for 372 million, the company said Monday. Under this agreement, Altria will take over the worldwide distribution of Burger Sohn's nicotine sachet for oral use. Like tobacco-free chewing tobacco, the Marlboro cigarette manufacturer is expanding its portfolio beyond cigarettes. (See the article)
CANADA: QUEBEC IRA IN APPEAL TO TRY TO BAN VAPOTAGE!
the provincial government plans to appeal the historic Superior Court ruling last month requiring the government to revise some sections of the Tobacco Control Act that primarily affect the advertising of products to smokers and the fact that vaping to show their products on display. (See the article)