Sunday, 3 March 2013
Denmark rejects Tobacco Products Directive
Danish politician, Merete Riisager (pictured above), has announced that Denmark has rejected the Tobacco Products Directive.
The Danish EU-committee, had a closed meeting friday where the rejection was decided by a majority vote.
They say that they refuse to accept a ban on electronic cigarettes or snus (and also menthol and slim cigarettes - and will simply reject any such proposals.
The politicians in Denmark appear to have the backbone required to work in the best interests of their citizens.
Now that Denmark has shown the lead, will the UK government also demonstrate that it also has the backbone to do the right thing.
More details and a fuller account of this news has just been published on Christopher Snowdons excellent blog here :