Euro MPs have voted to tighten tobacco regulations aimed at putting young people off smoking, but some measures do not go as far as originally planned.
They rejected a European Commission proposal to treat electronic cigarettes as medicinal products - a move that would have restricted sales.
They backed a ban on cigarette flavourings - but with a five-year delay in the case of menthol.
Slim cigarettes will not be banned. EU ministers must now consider the plans.
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