The Smoke Free Partnership is a large European coalition of NGOs that works on EU policy analysis and advocacy, mobilising decision makers to make tobacco control a political priority.
In its 10th session, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Conference of the Parties (COP) has, for the first time, the opportunity to support the development of options for using liability to protect the environment, as suggested by the Draft Decision on WHO FCTC Article 19 initially proposed by Oman, Iran, and Pakistan under agenda item 6.5.
The Tenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control - the governing body of the global tobacco control treaty – is resuming from 5 to 10 February 2024 in Panama. The COP10 is the most important global tobacco control governing body meeting.
By failing to publish its proposal on smoke-free environments, heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes/vapes enjoy the same liberties that cigarettes had 30 years ago.
Based on the data presented in this Policy Brief, SFP has produced the following infographics.