As the European Parliament prepares to vote on the tobacco products directive in Strasbourg, the institutions and industry appear to be heading towards a collision course on how certain products should be regulated. 

The legislation, which has proved controversial after apparent industry pressure to delay the vote until after the European Parliament elections (and with it an attendant new European Commission) has dominated pre-vote discussions. As it turned out, the conference of preside...


This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now