Tobacco Products: Extracts from hearing - EP Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
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Event date 25/02/2013
Short description Meeting of the EP Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety in Brussels on Tobacco Products. Statements by James REILLY, Irish Minister for Health, Tonio BORG, EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, Linda McAVAN (S&D, UK) and Mariead McGUINNESS (EPP, IR).
Duration 04:55
Reference 91650
Background - extracts from the hearing (EP Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety).

Larger warnings on cigarette packs and a ban on flavourings such as menthol are included in the new proposed tobacco directive. During a public hearing today MEPs discussed these issues with health commissioner Borg, Irish health minister James Reilly as well as business and civil society representatives.

See also: Smoking: can new rules help to stub out a nasty habit?
Production format Pre-edited
Format 16:9
Copyright © European Union, 2013
Filename ebs91650[Lo-VI].mp4
 
 
 
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