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CPME in Euractiv on tobacco vote: Industry furious as MEPs vote for stronger EU tobacco control.

“Tobacco is not just a matter of lifestyle choice for adults, over two thirds of European smokers start before the age of 18. The truth is that tobacco is a deadly, addictive product that kills half of its users when used as intended. In this respect, the European public health community welcomes these proposals as a step in the right direction towards reducing the attractiveness of tobacco, particularly to young people. The public health community maintains though that this directive could and should go further.” Joint statement on the proposal for revision of the EU Tobacco Products Directive of CPME, ECC, EHN, EPHA, ENSP, NTAK, Health Forum.

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