The Dutch Government has opened a public consultation on the final stage of its flavour ban by proposing an amendment to the Tobacco and Smoking Products Order. The consultation will run until 28 September and can be accessed here: https://www.internetconsultatie.nl/smaakjesverbod
ETHRA’s monthly roundup of news: Threat to ban flavours in Ireland - ETHRA & partners submit to EU call for evidence - WHO announce knowledge hub in France - The Half-Truth Initiative - The consequences of regressive vape policy - Master list of junk vaping studies - Country updates. Read on for more.
The European Commission has moved forward with its proposal to implement a flavour ban for heated tobacco products (HTPs), which we first reported in March. The proposal will undergo a period of scrutiny by the Council and the European Parliament and enter into force 20 days after the publication in the Official Journal.
ETHRA’s monthly roundup of news: ETHRA & partners respond to EU call for evidence - WHO attempt to manipulate NGO observers to the COP - Heated tobacco product flavour ban - Belgium & Czechia support for tobacco harm reduction - Consumer voice helps to defeat Swedish favour ban - Global Forum on Nicotine 2022 - Country updates. Read on for more.