Possible EU ban on nicotine pouches may jeopardise smoke-free goal, say critics

The European Commission reportedly wants to extend the EU-wide ban on snus to tobacco-free nicotine pouches.

“The ban on tobacco for oral use has been found to be highly successful in improving the internal market and ensuring a high level of health protection, even if some challenges are posed by new products,” reads an excerpt from a Commission report that is said to have been circulated to members of the European Parliament (MEPs).

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Antonia Di Lorenzo

Assistant news editor/senior reporter
Antonia is a member of the editorial team and holds a masters degree in Law from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. She moved in 2013 to London, where she completed a postgraduate course at the London School of Journalism. In the UK, she worked as a news reporter for a financial newswire and a magazine before moving to Barcelona in 2019.

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