Mexico Units Ban on Vaping Merchandise

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador mentioned that the declare that the merchandise are a safer various to cigarettes is a “lie.” “The vapors are additionally dangerous for well being,” added Lopez Obrador, on signing the …

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador mentioned that the declare that the merchandise are a safer various to cigarettes is a “lie.” “The vapors are additionally dangerous for well being,” added Lopez Obrador, on signing the ban on World No Tobacco Day.

He went on to point out a pink vaping machine for instance how the merchandise are meant to attraction to younger folks. “Have a look at the colour, the design,” mentioned Lopez Obrador. Mexico had already banned the import and export of vape gadgets and cartridges final October, however since then many companies had continued to promote their stock. The brand new ban covers “the circulation and advertising of those new merchandise,” added Obrador.

Marijuana legalization

In the meantime final yr, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies handed a landmark invoice legalising the leisure gross sales of marijuana. Obrador’s get together strongly backed the proposal, and an article on Politico had defined that this invoice could be “sandwiching the U.S. between the world’s two greatest authorized marijuana markets,” and put strain on the US to observe go well with.

“My guess is in some unspecified time in the future that drives the push to decriminalize or legalize,“ mentioned Andrew Rudman, director of the Mexico Institute on the Wilson Middle, mentioning {that a} majority of U.S. Home members now symbolize states with authorized markets. “I believe Mexico most likely provides extra impetus to one thing which may have occurred in any case.”

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