You may not have heard it, but the final lap bell has been rung in the race to inflict maximum damage on tobacco harm reduction at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting later this year. From here on in, it’s a sprint to the finish. If the WHO is successful, public health worldwide will be the loser.
At the end of November, Panama City will host the 10th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
July 14, 2023 by filtermag.org
COP10 presents a massive threat to vaping as treaty members consider several new regulations, which include: a ban on open systems, an effective nicotine cap, and a redefinition of smoke to include vapor, putting vaping in the same category as combustible cigarettes.
In this episode of RegWatch, Martin Cullip, International Fellow at the Taxpayers Protection Alliance and prolific writer on harm reduction policy, walks through the threats COP10 poses to the future of vaping.
March 15, 2023 by regulatorwatch.com