Posts tagged 'EU'
Bought a pack of smokes in the UK recently? If so, you'll have noticed that Brits are now being sold cigarettes in an underwhelming mud-brown packaging. This initiative—alongside standardized brand fonts and more extensive health warning labeling—is all part of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). The directive, which came into effect in May of last year, is a part of the TPD's aim to further reduce tobacco consumption across EU member states, thereby cutting down on those combustion-related diseases that we are forever reminded of on our cigarette boxes.