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Any document (incl. correspondence and presentations) related to tobacco prodcuts' regulation

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Dear Health and Food Safety,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents and correspondence originated during the last year in possession of DG SANTE or any EU institution, which contain references to the following :

- Reports, presentations, minutes of meetings, discussions and correspondence between EU institutions, with state members, industry representatives, and health organisations regarding policy and the regulation and fiscal aspects of tobacco, nicotine, and similar products (e.g. nicotine-free e-liquids).

In addition, we request, any document, correspondence, or information related to the following processes:

- Revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU)
- Revision of the Tobacco Excise Directive
- Revision of the Tobacco Advertising Directive

Kind regards,

Pablo Cano Trilla
Plaça Letamendi 1, sobreàtic

SANTE-ACCESS-TO-DOCUMENTS@ec.europa.eu, Health and Food Safety

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2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/2701.


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