UPDATE: Member States vote to Adopt Potentially Flawed Draft Acts of Tobacco Products Directive

The following is a short but important update for those following the additions to the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). Below is a statement provided to me by EU Commission spokesperson Anca Paduraru:   “Member States voted and our experts are currently finalising and translating the draft acts before making them available. On 29 November, Commissioner…

Closing the Independence Loophole in the Tobacco Products Directive

Despite calling for independent providers to help the EU track and trace tobacco products, big tobacco can use “Independent” firms to sneak through a major loophole in the tobacco products directive Fighting Illicit trade with the Tobacco Products Directive On the 4th of September 2017, The EU Health Commission published a draft secondary legislation┬árelating to…