EU Agrees Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Olive oil, conkers, baby pictures; it was only a matter of time before the next crazy diktat from the ban-obsessed EU. Now hectoring health ministers at a meeting in Luxembourg have agreed a prohibition on menthol cigarettes to try to stop younger generations from smoking. It now needs to go through the European Parliament, who can no doubt show just how joined up they are given they have just bunged hundreds of millions of pounds worth of subsidies to tobacco farmers. Absolutely menthol…


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