Extracts from the press conference by Tonio Borg on the Tobacco Products Directive
On 19 December 2012, Tonio Borg, Member of the EC in charge of Health and Consumer Policy, gave a press conference on the Tobacco Products Directive at the European Commission, in Brussels.
On the same day, the European Commission adopted its proposal to revise the Tobacco Products Directive. The proposed legislation consists in new and strengthened rules on how tobacco products can be manufactured, presented, and sold in order to prevent young people from starting smoking. SHOTLISTLINKLINK