The Addis Ababa action plan recommends raising taxes on tobacco to finance sustainable development. In the Philippines, a 340% tobacco tax hike helped fund a universal health insurance programme. EURACTIV France reports.
Following the EU’s failure to introduce neutral tobacco packaging, a group of ten countries has come together to promote the popular measure and counter the influence of Big Tobacco. EURACTIV France reports.
A recent report by the French Directorate for Research, Studies and the Evaluation of Statistics (DREES) has placed France ahead of its EU partners in terms of cardiovascular health, despite a relatively high rate of smoking among young people. EURACTIV France reports.
Four months after health commissioner John Dalli resigned over alleged industry attempts to influence the EU Tobacco Products Directive, European lawmakers are preparing to re-examine the draft legislation.
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