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Cigarette - Regulating Tobacco in Europe - Alemanno

The limits of EU policymaking have been tested by the draft tobacco directive. Bold legislation may nonetheless emerge. On Dec. 19, 2012, the European Commission published its much-awaited proposal for a new tobacco-products directive. The preparation of the proposal -- as epitomized by the enforced resignation of John Dalli as European commissioner for health and consumer policy -- has been (...)

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