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EU plans tighter controls on tobacco

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7222.1391b (Published 27 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1391
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    The European Union is pressing ahead with plans to introduce tighter controls on smoking. Draft legislation presented by the European Commission last week was widely welcomed by EU health ministers.

    If, as is expected, the new limits are adopted by EU governments late next year, they would reduce maximum …

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