MPs and tobacco giant unite to urge smokers to switch to e-cigarettes

MESSAGES could soon be inserted into packets of cigarettes urging Britain’s nine million smokers to switch to less harmful alternatives.

MPs want to review a ban preventing such a move – as it would currently be considered as tobacco advertising.

The Commons Science and Technology Committee wants to change what it calls a “regulatory anomaly”, so it can promote healthier options.

In a report, it is claimed that e-cigarettes are overlooked as an aid to stop smoking and should be made available on the NHS.

The devices – also known as vapes – are not thought to lead to conventional...
source: Express

2018-08-17 02:02
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