Speaking on the sidelines of the European Health Forum in Gastein, Martin Seychell [...] said that the executive’s public health objective remains the same: “We should promote the concept that people should not be addicted at the first place. In a few words, prevention of addiction.”
“Tobacco consumption still causes a lot of deaths, which would be easily preventable. On novel tobacco products specifically, the legislation is very clear. We have adopted a cautious approach about these products,” he emphasised.