Workshop will hear assessment of deal linking tobacco industry and EU

| January 21, 2014

A workshop on cigarette smuggling is due to be held at the European Parliament tomorrow.

It has been organized by the Policy Department D on Budgetary Affairs and will be staged at the Altiero Spinelli Building from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

A draft program indicated that one of the sessions would see Hana Ross and Michal Stokłosa, “respectively the managing director and economist at the International Tobacco Control Research/American Cancer Society,” give an assessment of the co-operation agreement between the EU and the tobacco industry, an assessment of member states’ activities against cigarette smuggling in relation to the funds received from the agreement, and an assessment of a new EU strategy against cigarette smuggling.

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