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Commissioner denies plans for a Europe-wide smoking ban

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 04 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:544
  1. Muiris Houston
  1. Galway

    The European Union's commissioner for health and consumer protection, Mr David Byrne, has stated that he will not be introducing community-wide legislation on tobacco in the workplace.

    He made his comments at an EU conference in Cork-“Promoting heart health, a European consensus”-in response to a threat by hospitality …

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