TPD reaction: MEP says tobacco vote ‘puts health first’

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Despite an ‘intense lobbying effort’ from the tobacco industry, the European parliament has voted for stricter measures on tobacco products, to protect health and discourage young people from smoking.

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MEPs clash over e-cigarette regulations

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The decision by parliament’s environment, public health and food safety committee to classify e-cigarettes as medicines has been condemned as “counterproductive and hypocritical”.

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#5Qs: Linda McAvan on the tobacco product directive

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European week against cancer: Kayleigh Lewis

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The EU must do more to reduce the number of young people taking up smoking, as tobacco products directive rapporteur Linda McAvan tells Kayleigh Lewis.

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MEP calls for more regulation on tobacco products

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The EU has been urged to do more to prevent children and young people from taking up smoking.

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