Brussels - European Commission - DG Development and Cooperation organises a briefing.

World No Tobacco Day 2012: links and resources

Thursday, 31 May 2012
SFP News

31 May 2012 - Focus on tobacco industry interference.

16 April 2012 - France finalised a decision to introduce graphic health warnings on all cigarette packages and this week Australia unveiled plans to become the first country to introduce mandatory standardised packaging.

14 October 2011, Brussels - A group of MEPs, NGOs, charities, researchers and business representatives wrote to the President of the European Commission calling for a speedy revision of the Tobacco Products Directive.

Minister of "Tobacco" - Netherlands

Monday, 10 October 2011
SFP News

October 2011, The Netherlands - A Dutch documentary entitled “Minister of Tobacco” has recently been released detailing alleged links between the Netherlands Minister of Health, Edith Schippers, and the tobacco industry.

World Lung Foundation 15, campaign

Wednesday, 07 September 2011
Partner News

New York, September 2011- 15,000 people die from tobacco every day. Save millions by taking action now.

May 2011, Malta - Pictorial warnings on the packaging of tobacco products sold in Malta have now become mandatory.

February 2011, Canada - The Canadian Government has proposed tough new regulations to strengthen tobacco labelling requirements in Canada.

Spain goes 100% smoke-free

Wednesday, 01 December 2010
SFP News

December 2010, Madrid - Spain has just introduced a new law, tightening the weak restrictions introduced in 2006 by forbidding smoking in all enclosed public spaces.

Call to make all enclosed spaces in Spain smoke-free

Tuesday, 21 September 2010
SFP News

21 September 2010, Barcelona - A coalition of national and international tobacco control and public health experts, urged the Spanish Parliament to pass legislation to make all enclosed public places in Spain completely smokefree.

Where Smoking Kills Most: WHO Map

Thursday, 05 November 2009
SFP News

November 2009 - According to the latest World Health Organisation data, almost one in five deaths in rich countries is caused by smoking.

November 2009, Brussels - This article is to provide information on the current timeline and decision-making process regarding the draft Council Recommendation on smoke-free environments.

July 2009, Brussels - On 30 June 2009, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Council Recommendation on smoke-free environments.

Progress in addressing tobacco industry interference

Thursday, 18 December 2008
SFP News

December 2008, South Africa - We are happy to announce that The COP adopted very strong guidelines on Articles 5.3 (protection of public health policy with respect to tobacco control from the commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry).

Spotlight on the FCTC

Monday, 14 April 2008
SFP News

April 2008, Brussels - This second issue of "Spotlight on the FCTC" highlights how the European Commission, European Parliament and EU Member States have met, or in some cases failed to meet, their obligations to tackle second-hand smoke, according to Article 8 of the convention.

ECToH 07

Wednesday, 10 October 2007
SFP News

October 2007, Basel - 4th European Conference on Tobacco or Health.

Second Conference of the Parties to the FCTC

Friday, 15 June 2007
SFP News

June 2007, Bangkok - From the 30 June to 6 July the second Conference of the Parties to the FCTC met in Bangkok, Thailand.

May 2007, Brussels - Join the Global Smokefree Partnership’s campaign - it only takes five minutes!!

Global Voices Smokefree Status Report 2007

Monday, 14 May 2007
SFP News

May 2007 - the Global Smokefree Partnership published a report which focuses on the adoption of smoke-free laws around the world.

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