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Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on the Tobacco Products Directive

Tonio Borg, Member of the EC in charge of Health and Consumer Policy, gave a press conference following the proposal of the EC to revise the Tobacco Products Directive. The proposed legislation consists of new and strengthened rules on how tobacco products can be manufactured, presented, and sold. More specifically, it bans the use of cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco (RYO) and smokeless tobacco products with characterising flavours and makes the use of large pictorial health warnings mandatory on cigarettes and RYO.
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on the Tobacco Products Directive
Tonio Borg showing graphic warnings on a cigarette pack
Reference: P-022455
Date: 19/12/2012
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on the Tobacco Products Directive
Tonio Borg, at the podium
Reference: P-022455
Date: 19/12/2012
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on the Tobacco Products Directive
Tonio Borg, at the podium
Reference: P-022455
Date: 19/12/2012
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