MEPs give green light to cancer report amid uncertainty over future of flavours

The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA) gave the green light on Thursday 9th December to a cancer report that, among other recommendations, urges the Commission to assess a ban on selected flavours in upcoming regulations.

The report was approved by 29 out of 34 committee members and included the “compromise amendments” that the political parties reached a few days earlier, including those related to tobacco-alternative products.


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