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Workshop1 t peetso

  1. 1. Revision of the Tobacco Products Directive 2001/37/EC Terje Peetso Unit - Substances of Human Origin and Tobacco Control Directorate - Health Systems and products European Commission
  2. 2. Product regulation <ul><li>attractiveness </li></ul>Smoking initiation Established user Health problems addictiveness toxicity Regulate factors that facilitate smoking initiation Regulate factors that cause addictiveness Regulate factors that are harmful How to address through product regulation? Means Progression
  3. 3. Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC) <ul><li>Based on Art. 114 (TFEU) - ex Art. 95 (internal market) </li></ul><ul><li>Limits for tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide </li></ul><ul><li>Ingredients reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Ban on misleading descriptors such as “light” and “mild” </li></ul><ul><li>Health warnings </li></ul><ul><li>Ban on oral tobacco </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tobacco Products Directive 2001/37/EC 1 st Report on the implementation of the Directive 2005 2 nd Report on the implementation of the Directive 2007 MS industry NGO Member States implement <ul><li>Regulation of new tobacco and nicotine products varies </li></ul><ul><li>Picture warnings are in use only in four Member States </li></ul><ul><li>Information on tobacco ingredients is difficult to analyse </li></ul><ul><li>Initiation of smoking is made easy by adding substances </li></ul><ul><li>that appeal to young people </li></ul><ul><li>Labelling is used as advertising tool </li></ul>FCTC
  5. 5. Possible areas of change Scope of Directive Smokeless tobacco products Consumer information Ingredients reporting Ingredients regulation Sales arrangements
  6. 6. Tobacco Products Directive 2001/37/EC 1 st Report on the implementation of the Directive 2005 Impact Assessment on the revision of the Directive 2 nd Report on the implementation of the Directive 2007 Public consultation External studies MS industry NGO Member States implement FCTC <ul><li>Social impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Economic impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Legal base </li></ul><ul><li>Subsidiarity </li></ul><ul><li>Proportionality </li></ul>
  7. 7. New Legislative act 1 st Report on the implementation of the Directive 2005 Impact Assessment on the revision of the Directive Commission Legislative proposal 2 nd Report on the implementation of the Directive 2007 Public consultation External studies MS industry NGO Member States implement FCTC Council EP EESC National Parliaments CoR

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