EUROPEAN Union money is to be spent on helping developing countries implement anti-smoking policies, the EU Council of Ministers (health), has concluded. It agreed that the spending should be part of the EU's commitments under the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which is currently being discussed. The Council also expressed its "strong support for an effective Framework Convention and its wish to bring the negotiations to a successful conclusion as soon as possible." A communiqué from ministers took a ...

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