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On 22 January, in Brussels, tobacconists and newsagents demonstrated to express their opposition to the draft Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). They claim that, if adopted, the text will increase counterfeiting and the parallel market (1). Experience has proven that illicit trade of cigarettes is prompted by supply and price rather than by the packaging of the product.
Tobacconists state that the directive provisions on 75% coverage of health for cigarette packs will make them “quasi (...)
Cancer Research UK recently published a study on the UK population position on tobacco marketing and children. This comes at a time when the EU framework on the subject, the Tobacco Products Directive, is being revised. Should EU policy makers want to reflect the opinion of the majority...
Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading charity dedicated to research on cancer, an EPHA member, published on 14 May 2012 a study on tobacco marketing targeting children. This study comes at a (...)
Cancer Research UK has produced a briefing note rebusting some of the false claims made by the tobacco industry about the ’Tobacco Product Directive’. The Tobacco Product Directive is being revised by the EU since September 2010, with intensive lobbying from the tobacco industry to prevent its strengthening.
The Cancer Research UK briefing provides an outline of the key issues related to the Tobacco Products Directive and addresses some of the false claims (myths) that are (...)
The European Week Against Cancer (EWAC) - organised by the European Cancer Leagues Association - aims to raise awareness about cancer prevention, using the European Code Against Cancer. The 2011 edition emphasised the relationship between healthy lifestyles and cancer.
Several EPHA members, including the Association of the European Cancer Leagues (ECL), Cancer Research UK and the European Institute of Womens Health were very active during this week. You can find further information about (...)
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