Tobacco agreements: Fighting illicit tobacco trade

13-05-2015

To fight illicit trade in tobacco products, the European Union and its Member States currently have agreements with the four largest tobacco manufacturers. The European Commission has now proposed that the EU join a new international agreement in this field. The topic is due to be discussed with the Commission during the May I plenary session.

To fight illicit trade in tobacco products, the European Union and its Member States currently have agreements with the four largest tobacco manufacturers. The European Commission has now proposed that the EU join a new international agreement in this field. The topic is due to be discussed with the Commission during the May I plenary session.