‘Cruelty Free International welcomes Scottish Parliament motion on EU cosmetics marketing ban’

Posted on February 12, 2013

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Yesterday (11th February), the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Cruelty Free International welcomes Scottish Parliament motion on EU cosmetics marketing ban’.

‘… Cruelty Free International has today welcomed a motion which has been tabled in the Scottish Parliament in support of the 2013 deadline for marketing animal tested cosmetics in the European Union.

The motion, which has been tabled by Scottish Nationalist Party MSP Roderick Campbell, welcomes the confirmation of the ban coming into force in March 2013. The confirmation was given by European Commission Tonio Borg at a recent meeting in Brussels with Cruelty Free International Chief Executive Michelle Thew, who attended the meeting on behalf of the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments.

Michelle Thew saidOur long running campaign to end cosmetic testing on animals has always enjoyed support from across the political spectrum, and it is very satisfying to see this effort being recognised in the Scottish Parliament. Cruelty Free International will continue to push for a full worldwide ban on cosmetics testing, and we look forward to having the support of MSPs for the next stage of the campaign.”

We hope that the motion will gain enough support from MSPs from all parties to enable it to be debated in the Scottish Parliament. If you live in Scotland, please contact your MSPs urging them to sign the motion …’

Read the item at www.buav.org/article/1196/cruelty-free-international-welcomes-scottish-parliament-motion-on-eu-cosmetics-marketing-ban

Please support the BUAV and all their campaigns.

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