UN: cannabis law changes pose ‘very grave danger to public health’

UN: cannabis law changes pose ‘very grave danger to public health’ International Narcotics Control Board calls US and Uruguay moves on cannabis ‘misguided initiatives’.
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Letters: Coalition must act on cigarette packaging

On 5 March the secretary of state for health published his call to action on reducing premature mortality. This correctly identified tobacco use as the biggest single behavioural risk factor for premature death and included a commitment to decide whether to introduce standardised packaging, as recommended by health organisations he consulted, including signatories to this […]
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Letters: The EU and tobacco

The resignation of the EU health commissioner John Dalli last week (Report, 19 October), amid suggestions of tobacco industry influence in Brussels, has led to the European commission effectively freezing the long-awaited EU tobacco products directive. The directive seeks to tackle head on the industry’s attempts to enlist young people as smokers by introducing graphic […]
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