The ECJ, politically charged, opposes harm-reduction

In January last year, the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) appealed against the 1992 EU-ban on the smokeless tobacco snus. Snus is powdered tobacco, often sold in pre-packed bags of the size of an index finger, which the users place on the upper lip. It is sometimes confused with snuffed tobacco, which is legal. Snus does […]

Cannabis legalisation needs to be applauded

The incoming government has announced it: recreational cannabis will be made legal in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The significance of this is massive, since Luxembourg will be the first country in Europe which legalises the product, after countries such as Portugal, the Netherlands, or the Czech Republic either decriminalised it or just tolerate it.

Quoted by Fakty Konopone

The Polish weed website Fakty Konopone quoted me on the legalisation of cannabis in Luxembourg. Click down below to read the full quote, or find the article on their website here.

Quoted by HortiDaily

HortiDaily quoted me on the legalisation of cannabis in Luxembourg. Click down below to read the full article, or find it on their website.

You, the taxpayer, pays for your own nannies

At the beginning of the EU Health Policy Platform annual meeting, Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, held an energetic speech against the practice of smoking tobacco. He pointed out that he believes the idea that harm-reduction through e-cigarettes, as it is currently practiced in the UK for instance, is nonsense. He doesn’t […]

Quoted in Marijuana Business Daily

I was quoted by Marijuana Business Daily on the issue of cannabis legalisation in Luxembourg, which was recently announced by the new government. Click down below to read the full quote, or find it on their website.

Quoted by VSK Newsroom

VSK Newsroom quoted me on the introduction of plain packaging legislation in the Netherlands. Click down below to read the full article, or find it on their website.

Quoted by MedicalFacts

The Dutch medicines website MedicalFacts quoted me on the introduction of plain packaging legislation in the Netherlands. Click down below to read the full article, or find it on their website.

The Internet of Things needs freedom, not government guidance

The Digital Single Market debate within the European Union is set to continue for years to come. Instead of planned policies, tech companies need freedom. The Internet of Things describes the usefulness of connecting the internet with everyday devices. One of the hottest examples of such connected devices are of course mobile phones, but now […]