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WHO FCTC celebrates 10 years since it entered into force

27 February 2015, Brussels. Today marks the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).  

Shift in EU policy language after industry lobbying

14 August 2014. Find out more about how EU policy language shifted during the TPD revision.  

#SmokeThis campaign launched by CR-UK

November 2014. Cancer Research UK, one of SFP’s partners, has launched a new campaign that is shining a spotlight on the tobacco industry.  

SFP thanks European Parliament

28 February 2014, Strasbourg - Following the successful adoption of the compromise text by the European Parliament, the Smoke Free Partnership held a thank you event in the European Parliament’s seat of Strasbourg.  
Latest Documents

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.  

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.  

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.