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…

Who Will Lead the WHO?

Upcoming Elections In May 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) will hold its General Assembly. Member states will select who the new director general is to be. The WHO plays a major indirect role on the ongoing EU Health Commission discussions on tracking and tracing tobacco products as they have created clear guidelines on tobacco…