European Commission launches public consultation on revision of the tobacco products Directive..

September 24, 2010 - Today, September 24, 2010 the Commission launches a public consultation on the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC)

Directive 2001/37/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2001 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco products.

The Commission says EU citizens, economic operators, non governmental organisations and relevant national authorities are welcome to participate in the consultation. The deadline for submissions is November 19, 2010.

Public consultation on the possible revision of the Tobacco Products Directive 2001/37/EC..

The consultation aims at offering an early possibility for the public to comment on the need to revise the Directive and on different policy options that such revision might involve. (Health: Commission launches public consultation on revision of the tobacco products Directive

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