Press Releases

  • A New Tobacco Products Directive for the EU

  • February 27th 2014
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    In the European Parliament plenary vote yesterday, 514 members voted in favour of a new Tobacco Products Directive.  Read about this landmark decision in the EHN press release here.

  • Mixed Victory in the European Parliament Vote on TPD

  • October 08th 2013
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    A joint statement from the European public health and tobacco control community, on the plenary vote on the Tobacco Products Directive in the European Parliament, Strasbourg. 

  • Death rates from heart disease decline

  • June 26th 2013
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    Death rates from heart disease in the European Union have more than halved in many countries since the early 1980s, according to new research published online today (26 June 2013) in the European Heart Journal.

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