Brussels, 17 December: the latest, 2020 edition, of the SFP infographic on tobacco industry presence in the EU policy-making environment is out.
December 2020: In light of the ongoing developments on Horizon Europe and its Mission on Cancer, the purpose of this document is to highlight the role of research for tobacco control, especially considering the crucial importance of tobacco control measures for public health. While the document focuses on Horizon Europe, due to the nature of tobacco as a commercial determinant for health the provided recommendations would mostly apply to its Cancer Mission.
December 2020: Read the SFP Briefing focusing on the Illicit Trade Protocol (ITP) Ratification Status.
Brussels, 17 December: the latest, 2019 edition, of the SFP infographic on tobacco industry presence in the EU policy-making environment is out.
SFP's latest Mythbuster is offering argumentation, key facts and figures that disprove six misconceptions on tobacco taxation.
Brussels, 17 December: The latest SFP infographic on tobacco industry presence in the EU policy-making environment is out.
In March 2016, SFP conducted an exercise of identifying tobacco interest representatives registered in the EU’s Transparency Register. The search aimed to identify human and budget resources declared by the tobacco industry as lobbying towards the EU institutions. The results were published at https://smokefreepartnership.eu/position-papers-briefings-reports/sfp-briefing-on-article-5-3-of-the-fctc.
A similar exercise was conducted in 2017, relating to the updated declarations in the EU transparency register related 2015-2016 tobacco industry lobby spending.
Article 5.3 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control requires Parties to take measures to protect public health policies from tobacco industry interference. This briefing looks at how European countries have implemented those provisions.
Read SFP's Briefing on Article 5.3 of the FCTC
Read SFP's briefing on Articles 11 and 13 of the FCTC
This factsheet identifies key facts and questions arising out of the current negotiations to renew the 2004 PMI Agreement.
Policy-makers encounter a wide array of arguments for weakening the Tobacco Products Directive. But are they true?
SFP seeks compulsory graphic warnings and standardised packaging on all cigarette packs in the revision of the TPD.