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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which current proposals for implementation of Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive, as consulted upon by the European Commission, go beyond the original intent of the Directive; and whether they support the implementation of such measures.
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Lord Palmer has declared the following interests relevant to this item of business.
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British American Tobacco plc
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As a member of the Lords and Commons Cigar Club the member receives regular hospitality and invitations to events which during the course of the calendar year together amount to more than £300 in value and all of which are paid for by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association
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Convenor, Lords and Commons Cigar Club