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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Plaquer un étiquetage préventif sur tous les produits que nous achetons nous aide-t-il vraiment à mieux connaitre leurs risques potentiels ? Ne risquons-nous pas de tomber dans l’écueil de la surprotection de l’individu ?
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.
The American company Tesla, together with GM and Nissan, is arguing for the extension of the federal EV (electric vehicle) tax credits, which are set to expire at the end of the year.
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.
Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 26. November ausgestraalt ginn. D’sozial Netwierk Facebook geet an der Affär ëm d’Cambridge Analytica Affär géint eng Amende aus Groussbritannien an Appel. Och an der Europäescher Unioun gëtt ëmmer nees un héich Amenden erënnert, fir déi amerikanesch Entreprise un hir Obligatiounen ze erënneren.
Does slapping a warning label on every single item we buy in the shops really make us more aware of potential risks, or are we running into an overprotection of the individual?