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star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to apply standardised packaging of tobacco to e-cigarettes. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 216501 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s proposals for standardised packaging of tobacco products were set out in the consultation that was published on 26 June 2014. That consultation included draft regulations which specified requirements for the packaging of cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco only.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation document entitled <em>Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products,</em> has been attached.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 216500 more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T15:13:51.807Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T15:13:51.807Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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star this property file name Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products.pdf more like this
star this property title Consultation on Regulations Standardised Packaging more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
79284
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that no rogue batches of e-cigarettes and liquid reach the UK market. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 206977 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
star this property answer text <p>The revised European Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU), which has a transposition deadline of May 2016, establishes new rules for the safety, quality, ingredients and presentation of consumer electronic cigarettes, as well as refill mechanisms. The new regulations will require six month prior notification of a range of information before either e-cigarettes or refills are placed on the market.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, e-cigarettes are subject to general product safety regulatory requirements, which include powers for local trading standard officers to withdraw unsafe products from the market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 206978 more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T11:52:27.5682297Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T11:52:27.5682297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
79285
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to announce the implementation of industry standards for those e-cigarettes regulated as consumer products. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 206978 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
star this property answer text <p>The revised European Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU), which has a transposition deadline of May 2016, establishes new rules for the safety, quality, ingredients and presentation of consumer electronic cigarettes, as well as refill mechanisms. The new regulations will require six month prior notification of a range of information before either e-cigarettes or refills are placed on the market.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, e-cigarettes are subject to general product safety regulatory requirements, which include powers for local trading standard officers to withdraw unsafe products from the market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 206977 more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T11:52:27.634683Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T11:52:27.634683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects to announce the implementation of industry standards for those e-cigarettes regulated as consumer products. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 207465 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the Written Answer I gave him on 1 September 2014, <em>Official Report</em>, columns 185-86W.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 207463 more like this
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less than 2014-09-03T14:51:22.9338311Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-03T14:51:22.9338311Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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star this property file name Hansard extract - PQ206977_78.docx more like this
star this property title Hansard extract - e-cigarettes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-08-29more like thismore than 2014-08-29
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the definition of e-cigarettes as tobacco products under the terms of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 207464 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
star this property answer text <p>Electronic cigarettes are not defined as tobacco products under the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The regulation of e-cigarettes, is however, scheduled for discussion at the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control on 13–18 October 2014.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-09-03T14:34:29.7410342Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-03T14:34:29.7410342Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research his Department has assessed or commissioned on whether e-cigarette vapour carries health risks to bystanders. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 208087 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Department has not to date directly commissioned any research on this topic but is keeping the research that has been done under review.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The studies that have been conducted to date indicate that the risk of passive exposure to electronic cigarette vapour is small relative to tobacco cigarettes.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-09-08T15:39:08.1436202Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-08T15:39:08.1436202Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will estimate potential savings to the NHS from more widespread use of e-cigarettes. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 208086 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>There is not yet enough evidence on the impact of e-cigarettes on tobacco smoking to make an estimate of their impact on National Health Service costs. Some research suggests they have the potential to reduce the harms of smoking by supporting attempts to quit, and while e-cigarettes are not risk free, they carry a lower risk to health than tobacco smoking.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-09-08T16:02:50.061854Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-08T16:02:50.061854Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-10more like thismore than 2014-09-10
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance the Health and Safety Executive has issued on the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 208910 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
star this property answer text <p>The Health and Safety Executive has issued no guidance on the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace.</p><p>Smoking in the workplace, including the use of e-cigarettes, is dealt with as a public health matter within Great Britain. The Department of Health takes the lead on this in England, in Wales this is a matter for the Welsh Assembly Government and in Scotland it is the responsibility of the Scottish Executive.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T08:38:01.79432Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T08:38:01.79432Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-26more like thismore than 2014-09-26
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of progress by the British Standards Institute towards the creation of a publicly available specification for e-cigarettes. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 209746 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not undertaken an assessment of work on developing best practice standards by the British Standards Institute.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The revised Tobacco Products Directive (Directive 2014/40/EU), which will enter into force from May 2016, will ensure a high level of health protection for United Kingdom citizens. It will introduce a new system of regulation for e-cigarettes and the continued availability of products that meet the regulatory requirements. We will consult, in due course, on plans for implementation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-10-15T14:26:04.3411461Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-15T14:26:04.3411461Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the implications are for his policy of the statement by the Chief Medical Officer that e-cigarettes represent one of the three major health threats to the UK. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
star this property uin 210193 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s policy on e-cigarettes is to enable the availability of products which meet appropriate standards of safety, quality and efficacy to support smoking cessation and to reduce the harm of smoking to smokers and those around them.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Beyond licenced medicinal products, the Government is working to transpose the provision of the Tobacco Products Directive (Directive 2014/40/EU) which will provide a framework for e-cigarettes which are not licensed as medicines. In addition to the safeguards the Tobacco Products Directive will introduce, the Government is committed to banning the sale of e-cigarettes to under 18s to protect children from the potential for nicotine addiction and the unknown risks of using e-cigarettes to developing lungs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government’s policy will remain evidence based and we will continue to closely monitor all emerging research.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-10-16T15:13:08.5302804Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-16T15:13:08.5302804Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David T C Davies more like this