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Is the health of the Single Market under threat?

2 June 2008


Amid warnings that the impact of unhealthy lifestyles on public finances could be “as bad as climate change”, this Policy Brief by Marie-Hélène Fandel warns that our waistlines, hearts and lungs (and government budgets) may not be the only casualty of all this. The Single Market must also be safeguarded to avoid the risk of fragmentation as Member States and the EU increasingly intervene to tackle lifestyle risks.

Is the health of the Single Market under threat?