Daily Archives: March 11, 2011

Possible EU initiative on secondhand smoke at workplace

Following the publication of the 2007 Green Paper ‘Towards a Europe free from tobacco smoke’, the EU Commission is considering a possible nobody smokes here any moreEuropean-level initiative on the protection of workers’ health from environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) at the workplace.

Philip Morris vs Norway in front of the EFTA Court

This is one of the first legal challenges brought against the most recent tobacco control policy: display ban of cigarettes. Its outcome is expected to indirectly determine also the legality of the first display ban adopted within the EU (in EIRE) and to shape the ongoing reform of the EU tobacco products directive.