Opinion is Turning Towards E-Cigs
More and more leading campaigners, scientists and health authorities are behind vaping and opposed to anti-vaping rules that could push the products off the shelf. The reactions are increasingly scornful of reactionary health policies. We've had it in Europe and now New Zealand:
"Public health specialist Dr Murray Laugesen, who has been researching e-cigarettes since 2007, labelled the ministry's decision "ridiculous" and said it would drive people back to smoking tobacco. He said e-cigarettes were less harmful than traditional cigarettes, a view shared by the World Health Organisation.
"The ministry itself says half of combustible cigarette smokers will die from smoking so what is being set up is a ridiculous policy which enables people to keep on smoking something which is going to kill them. It's a crazy policy."