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The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was put to a vote today in the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) committee of the European Parliament.

Marina along with her Conservative colleagues voted against the report, voicing concern at measures aimed to restrict the sale of e-cigarettes. The vote was the product of an agreement reached […]

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Conservative MEP for London Marina Yannakoudakis supported an e-cigs demonstration over the weekend outside BBC Broadcasting House.

The protest brought together members and supporters of the vaping community keen to ensure that e-cigs remain available to consumers on the open market. E-cigs are used by around 7 million citizens across the EU and are […]

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Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis today met with Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health Jane Ellison MP to discuss the EU Tobacco Products Directive, in particular the regulation of electronic cigarettes.

Marina re-stated the European Parliament’s position on electronic cigarettes, where an amendment tabled by Conservative MEPs not to regulate e-cigarettes as medical devices was […]

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Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis made a speech today to the European Parliament calling on her fellow MEPs not to over-regulate electronic cigarettes when they vote on the EU Tobacco Directive later today. Electronic cigarettes are battery-operated devices that deliver nicotine via inhaled vapour.

Mrs. Yannakoudakis said: “As an ex-smoker I know all too well that […]

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