ItalyBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7133.723o (Published 07 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:723
- Fabio Turone
The European ban on cigarettes containing more than 12 mg of tar will not be enforced in Italy. The Italian government decided that such brands, which since January have been banned in the rest of Europe, can continue to be sold until the end of 1999.
This decision reflects the attitude of past Italian governments towards smoking. Carlo La Vecchia, director …