Slim cigarettes go up in smoke

Slim cigarettes are no longer available in Slovenian stores after health inspectors found the packaging was not in line with the relevant EU directive. Smokers are upset and confused, writes the newspaper Delo.

The directive states that the health warning labels must be at least twenty millimetres wide, which is a requirement that slim cigarette packs did not meet.

The slim cigarettes were taken off the shelves by market inspectors but also by distributors.

Before they can be reintroduced to the market, tobacco companies will have to adjust the labels and the...

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