E-cigarettes escape EU-wide regulation as medicines
This article was originally published in SRA
The European Parliament has voted through the draft revised Tobacco Products Directive but stopped short of backing moves to regulate e-cigarettes as medicinal products1. The matter is not over yet, though, as parliament's rapporteur for the legislation, MEP Linda McAvan, now has to enter negotiations with member state ministers on the final form of the directive, and some countries are known still to favour applying the medicines regulations to e-cigarettes.
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