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Tobacco Products Directive - new opportunities for EU tobacco control
 
 
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DG SANTE Unit B2
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
Anna-Eva Ampelas   

DG SANTE Unit B2, Rue de la Loi, 200 -1049 Bruxelles, B-1049 Brussels, Belgium
Publish date: 2016-03-31
Submission date: 2016-03-30
Acceptance date: 2016-03-31
 
Tob. Prev. Cessation 2016;2(April Supplement):61
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Smoking
 
ABSTRACT
The Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU was adopted in 2014 and needs to be transposed by Member States by 20 May 2016. It sets out ambitious tobacco control measures in the areas of ingredients, packaging & labelling, electronic cigarettes and tracking & tracing. The new Directive focuses on preventing young people from taking up smoking.
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