Policies

Policies


Read more about the main regulatory documents on European and International tobacco control:

EU Directive on Tobacco Products (TPD)

The EU TPD came into force On 20th May 2016,  setting a number of clear measures to prevent people from using tobacco with the aim to specifically protect the younger generations.

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

The WHO FCTC was adopted by the World Health Assembly on 21 May 2003 and entered into force on 27 February 2005. It now counts 180 parties world-wide,  supporting the promotion of public health and new legal dimensions for international health cooperation.

Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products is an international treaty with the objective of eliminating all forms of illicit trade in tobacco products through a package of measures to be taken by countries acting in cooperation with each other: it is a global solution to a global problem.

European Union Elections: Time to stand for a Tobacco and Nicotine Free EU

Open letter to the European Parliament candidates from all 27 EU Member States As we stand...

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PRESS RELEASE – 18 April – 4P-CAN European Parliament Event 

The 4P-CAN project (Personalized CANcer Primary Prevention research through Citizen Participation and digitally-enabled social innovation) Project...

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Enhancing Healthcare Diplomacy: Romanian-Belgian Collaboration Focuses on Health System Digitalization

On April 10th, the Romanian Embassy in the Kingdom of Belgium, supported by the WHO Europe...

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