Advocacy Tobacco Tax Toolkit 2023

Tuesday, 12 December 2023

This toolkit aims to support SFP Coalition Partners and other CSOs working on public health and tobacco control in developing and implementing advocacy campaigns to influence national tobacco tax policy. 

2023 Europe Tobacco Industry Interference Index

Monday, 13 November 2023

On 14 November 2023, the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC) released the 2023 Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index

The SmokeFree Partnership, together with Corporate Europe Observatory and GGTC, worked on the European Index and the results are worrisome as no country is immune to influence from the tobacco industry. 

SFP's Senior Advisor Luk Joosens assesses the implementation of the tracking and tracing system in countries party to the WHO FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products.

The Tobacco Control Scale 2021

Friday, 02 December 2022

This report describes the results of a survey of tobacco control activity in 37 European countries in 2021, using the Tobacco Control Scale (TCS). 
The data used for the 2021 survey refers to legislation in force on the 1 January 2022, to 2020 data on prices of tobacco products, and to the tobacco control budget in 2020. Any legislation, price increases, or funding introduced or enforced after those dates are not included. 

Brussels, 7 December 2021: the new EU Tobacco Industry Index released by SPF today, with the support of ENSP, EPHA, CEO and ECL, shows revived efforts by the tobacco industry to influence the EU policy making process.

European Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2021

Tuesday, 02 November 2021
Reports, SFP News

Brussels, 02 November:The European Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2021 analyzes how 16 countries in the WHO European Region and the institutions of the European Union are affected by tobacco industry, and how far they have progressed in the implementation of Article 5.3 and its Guidelines that were unanimously adopted.

Read the SFP report on tobacco and research

SFP Spotlight on Article 20 of the FCTC

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Read SFP's Spotlight on Article 20 of the FCTC

SFP report on Article 20 of the FCTC

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Read SFP's report on Article 20 of the FCTC

Block, amend, delay

Monday, 14 December 2015

Report on Tobacco industry's efforts to influence the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC).

Out of Step

Monday, 14 December 2015

Shadow Report from the EU Tobacco Control NGOs on the European Commission’s Report, ’Dancing the Tango’.

Lifting the smokescreen: 10 reasons for going smokefree was published and launched at the European Parliament in March 2006.

Smoke free Europe makes economic sense

Monday, 14 December 2015

Launched at the 2 June 2005 conference in Luxembourg, the Smoke free Europe makes economic sense report compares the economics of smoke free policies, as well as the economic impact of smoking bans in bars and restaurants in different countries.

The Tobacco or Health in the European Union: past, present and future, or the ASPECT report, was published in October 2005 and launched by Commissioner for Health and Consumer, David Byrne, at a press conference in Brussels.

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