Possible revision of the tobacco products directive

25/11/2013 Policy2 2184 Views

UEMO has adopted during the last years different positions supporting tobacco control policies.
It should be underlined that effective tobacco control requires a diverse array of strategies including research, policy and programmatic components. Strategies must be comprehensive,
developed and coordinated to work together and compliment those implemented at the local, national and international levels.
To achieve the individual behaviour change that supports the non‐use of tobacco, communities must change the way tobacco is promoted, sold and used while changing the knowledge, attitudes and practices of young people, tobacco users, and non‐users. The Tobacco Products Directive is one of the possible means to reinforce this strategy and any option that would deter smoking or motivate people to quit smoking should be used.

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