With a unanimous vote of 61 for, and 0 against the adoption of the law, all parties and members voted to adopt tobacco control measures, which will include plain packaging, advertisement bans on tobacco products, and increasing and earmarking excise tax. Despite previously expressed reservations or opposition from a number of parties and members, all ultimately voted in support of the law, which will come into force with multi-party support from 2020. This is a terrific outcome for our colleagues in Slovenia and in WHO Europe who have done much to support the progression of the law and its adoption.

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