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SFP press release: European Commission embraces its failure to rein in tobacco industry influence

Brussels, 8 February 2016 – The Smoke Free Partnership is dismayed by the European Commission’s continued failure to implement more transparency in its dealings with the tobacco industry.  

SFP PRESS RELEASE -- TOBACCO PRODUCTS DIRECTIVE UPHELD IN COURT OPINION

SFP is delighted to see that the Advocate General’s Opinions uphold measures that intended to protect the health of hundreds of millions of EU citizens  

International recognition for SFP's advocacy work

Smoke Free Partnership recognised as International Tobacco Control Leader by American Cancer Society, receives Distinguished 2015 Luther L. Terry Award at World Conference on Tobacco or Health    
Latest Documents

Exhibition and Breakfast Debate in the European Parliament

24 April 2013. Smoke Free Partnership and Tobaksfakta Think Tank organised a week-long exhibition from 22 to 26 April and a breakfast debate on 24 April, Protecting Children From Tobacco: What Works?, in the European Parliament in Brussels.  

TobTaxy Toolkit in 20 languages

The toolkit on tobacco taxation and illicit trade is the key output of the TobTaxy project. It was published in October 2012.  

WHO resources for World No Tobacco Day 2014

On World No Tobacco Day 2014, which was dedicated to raising tobacco taxes, the World Health Organisation Regional Office for Eruope published a number of resources and tools on tobacco taxtion.   

Briefing on the Article 5.3 of the FCTC: A global Treaty for a global problem

January 2013 - This briefing outlines the legal obligations as well as the guidelines under Article 5.3 of the Convention and proposes next steps for the EU  

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The Smoke Free Partnership is...

a partnership between Cancer Research UK, the European Heart Network and Action on Smoking and Health (UK). We aim to promote tobacco control advocacy and policy research at EU and national levels in collaboration with other EU health organisations and EU tobacco control networks.