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Wath MEP backs new cig packaging laws

Linda McAvan, local Member of European Parliament and the leading MEP on Europes new draft tobacco laws, is calling on the government to reconsider its plain packaging u-turn.

Linda McAvan, local Member of European Parliament and the leading MEP on Europes new draft tobacco laws, is calling on the government to reconsider its plain packaging u-turn.

Wath-based MEP Linda McAvan voted in favour of new rules to ensure larger picture warnings are places on cigarette packets.

The EU wide legislation, agreed after a vote in he European Parliament, will see an increase in warning pictures to cover two-thirds of packets.

 

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