Articles tagged with European Parliament

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EU cancer plan Sara Skyttedal om EU:s plan mot cancer. EU's beating cancer plan.

EU cancer plan passage ‘important step’ for tobacco harm reduction: Swedish MEP

EU cancer plan passage ‘important step’ for tobacco harm reduction: Swedish MEP

The European Parliament has adopted a “historic” EU cancer plan to guide the region's fight against cancer. Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal called the vote an “important step” in acknowledging tobacco harm reduction. The recommendations were included in a repor...

Regulations
BECA Special Committee BECA report Beating Cancer Plan Bartosz Arłukowicz

Will the EU’s final BECA report include harm reduction?

Will the EU’s final BECA report include harm reduction?

As bureaucrats in Brussels wade through more than 1,500 suggested changes to the EU’s proposed plan for fighting against cancer, it remains unclear whether the European Parliament’s BECA report will incorporat...

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EU cancer plan Sara Skyttedal om EU:s plan mot cancer. EU's beating cancer plan.

‘Impossible to ignore snus’ in EU’s beating cancer plan: Swedish MEP

‘Impossible to ignore snus’ in EU’s beating cancer plan: Swedish MEP

Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal remains critical of the European Commission's continued unwillingness to recognise the potential for snus and other harm reduction alternatives for reducing tobacco-related mortality...

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Swedish MEP: Revised EU Tobacco Products Directive must allow snus

Swedish MEP: Revised EU Tobacco Products Directive must allow snus

The upcoming revision of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is an opportunity to finally lift the EU’s ban on snus and give smokers the chance to switch to a much less harmful product, argues Swedish MEP ...

Health

Swedish MEP calls out Commission ‘dishonesty’ on snus and cancer

Swedish MEP calls out Commission ‘dishonesty’ on snus and cancer

Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal believes the European Commission’s “ideological opposition” to all tobacco and nicotine leaves ignorant on the science on Swedish snus and cancer. And progress on the EU’s Beating Ca...

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MEPs largely clueless about nicotine: survey

MEPs largely clueless about nicotine: survey

A recent survey of members of the European Parliament reveals at least a third of MEPs have no knowledge of new nicotine products. And up to one in five believe that some new nicotine products are as risky as ...