Artikel für die Kategorie ‘English Publications’

IG-ED: Statement on taxing vape products

As we reported before, the EU Commission published a survey on taxing tobacco products in November 2016. Among all tobacco-related topics this survey also focused on the question of whether vape products in the EU should be subject to taxation, and if so, how they should be introduced. Additionally to the standardized questions which allow […]


Thank The Children!

Since the dawn of time youth has a privilege. The privilege to rebel against ossificated, corrupt, intolerant, lying, cheating, oppressive systems. Especially if the ruling classes, mobs, or ideologists have betrayed themselves and their initial goals on their way to predominance. Former “champions” succumbing to the lure of filthy lucre and power. It is the […]


The E-Cigarette must not be Part of the Tobacco Products Directive!

The IG-ED feels constrained to send another open letter to the Members of the European Parliament. Primarily we demand the e-cigarette’s complete removal from the Tobacco Products Directive after the result of the Trialogue which does not show any sign of common sense. Ladies and Gentlemen, as you know, the IG-ED e. V. is the […]


Working Papers Trialogue TPD2

This mail was sent today to all Members of the European Parliament. After the third trialogue which took place on Dec. 6, 2013 the IG-ED – Interessengemeinschaft E-Dampfen e.V. (first German speaking consumers assocation of vapers) – received some not otherwise published working papers from that meeting.


Mail to all MEPs in view of the next trialogue/TPD2 meeting

Just in time before the possible next trialogue meeting on December 3rd, 2013 IG-ED is sending out a mail to all Members of the European Parliament. Ladies and Gentlemen The IG-ED e.V. is the first consumer’s organisation of German speaking e-vapers (that’s how the users of e-cigarettes call themselves).


EU is planning breach of the constitution Or: how democracy degenerates ever more into a farce

Press releas from IG-ED to the new proposal of the Commission http://www.presseportal.de/pm/104064/2611017/eu-kommission-plant-verfassungsbruch-wie-demokratie-zur-posse-verkommt   A recently leaked EU commission document of unverified origin shows that the EU commission plans to curb the democratic right to free speech in a coup de main at the next trialogue meetings between 3rd and 16th December. What is it about?


Follow-up mails from IG-ED concerning the trialogue

Due to the negative signals which reached us from the Council, we decided to write a follow-up mail: To: The Members of the Council, Heads of Governments, Ministers of Health, Ministers of Consumer Protection Re: Last Counselling on the e-cigarette, December 3rd, 2013


Reminder: Ideology replaces Common Sense: Historical Chance for less Deads from Tobacco Smoke to be Undermined

Obviously Ms McAvan’s clever plan to schedule the European Parliament plenum’s vote concerning the TPD2 on September 10, 2013 is still in place. In July we sent a letter to all MEPs (see here) and today we sent the a reminder at the end of the summer brek and just before the voting.