EU endorses safer cigarettes
infomatique | November 29, 2007 at 10:23 amby
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THE EU's consumer chief is to get the green light today to make all cigarettes sold in the bloc self-extinguishing in a bid to combat thousands of fire-related deaths and injuries.
European Commission officials said a meeting of experts from all 27 EU member states was expected to endorse proposals by Consumer Protection Commissioner Meglena Kuneva to make "fire-safe" cigarettes mandatory across the bloc.
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