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Parliament in Session. Tobacco: larger warnings, flavours banned, e-cigarettes regulated

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Vote on Manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products: - extracts from the vote on the report by Linda McAVAN (S&D, UK)
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A draft law to make tobacco products less attractive to young people was passed by Parliament today. All packs should carry a health warning covering 65% of their surface. Fruit, menthol flavours and small packs should be banned, and electronic cigarettes should be regulated but as medicinal products only if they claim curative or preventive properties, says the approved text.

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