The planned meeting on the Tobacco Convention, COP10, in Panama City has been cancelled. The WHO Tobacco Control Secretariat announced this on its website. The reason is riots in the host country Panama.
EU health bureaucrats want to ban white snus, i.e. nicotine products, in all EU countries, including Sweden. This is what Charlie Weimers, a member of the European Parliament, says after reading a leaked report commissioned by the European Commission...
The organisation INNCO is organising several actions in London to encourage UK politicians to defend tobacco harm reduction within the WHO.
Flera tongivande hälsovetare och beroendeforskare världen över regarerar med bestörtning över WHO:s kampanj mot e-cigaretter.
WHO criticised for tougher guidelines on nicotine products "Smokers should have the right to choose less harmful alternatives to cigarettes" says INNCO.
The WHO's strategy to reduce the harm caused by smoking is not working. So says Derek Yach, who helped draft the Tobacco Convention 15 years ago.
The WHO is failing miserably to get smokers to quit. "They don't understand how smokers work," says Dr Ricardo Polosa.
World Vape Day uppmärksammar e-cigaretter och uppmanar rökare att fimpa på egna villkor.