Menthol ban has already been enforced

EU tobacco products directive (TPD EU/2014/40) is banning sales of menthol flavoured cigarettes as of 20th of May, 2020.


Why was menthol banned?

The new Tobacco Directive aims to improve the EU's internal market for tobacco products, whilst assuring a high level of public health. Depicting the social and health impacts of smoking, the ban aims to discourage people from smoking or encourage them to quit.

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