MEPs approve cancer report supporting tighter flavour restrictions

The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA) gave the green light on Thursday 9th December to a cancer report that, among other recommendations, urges the Commission to assess a ban on characterising flavours in heated tobacco.

The report was approved by 29 out of 34 committee members and included the “compromise amendments” that the political parties reached a few days earlier, including those related to tobacco-alternative products.

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