"In response to the escalating concern about youth vaping, New Zealand introduced a sweeping set of regulations effective September 21. These measures encompass restrictions on nicotine concentrations, flavor names, and the proximity of vape shops to schools and marae. Child safety mechanisms and public sentiment further bolster these regulations, reflecting a proactive approach to safeguarding youth while promoting smoking cessation options. New Zealand's commitment to comprehensive health measures paves the way for a future free from youth vaping pitfalls."
Recent news has highlighted the issue of disposable vapes in New Zealand, calling for their outright ban. Even National Party leader Christopher Luxon has expressed his willingness to explore the possibility of implementing such a ban, including the New Zealand Asthma and Respiratory Foundation (ARFNZ). The purpose of this blog post is to explore the growing momentum behind the call to prohibit disposable vapes and measures being considered. Recent news...