MEPs call on European Commission to ban flavours in heated tobacco products

The final report of the Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA), that will be voted on 9th December, is expected to ask the Commission to implement a blanket ban on “all characteristic flavours” in heated tobacco and novel tobacco products.

Political parties agreed earlier this week on a set of the so-called “compromise amendments” to be included in the final version of the report, prepared in response to Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan launched by the European Commission in February.


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