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[Royal College of Physicians of Ireland] RCPI Policy Group on Tobacco calls on the Government to fast-track legislation to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to children. (22 Jul 2019)

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The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Policy Group on Tobacco has today called on the Government to fast-track legislative measures to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to children and for funding for research into these products.

In its pre-Budget submission the group says it is time to examine the role of e-cigarettes in tobacco cessation and to examine their health effects, particularly in young people. Dr Des Cox, Chair of the Policy Group on Tobacco at RCPI said: “Over the past few years, e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among young people in many countries. Urgent action needs to be taken in order to prevent this phenomenon transposing to Ireland.....


Item Type:News
Source:Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Date:22 July 2019
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Subjects:B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking) > Tobacco smoke (cigarette law / policy)
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking) > Nicotine product (e-cigarette / vaping)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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