The momentum is growing, and more and more governments are taking strong measures to fight tobacco – including through taxation and pricing, advertising, packaging, warnings, smoking in public places and supporting people who want to kick the habit. Evidence from these countries shows that tough laws work and save lives, even within months of implementation.Read more
Top storyTurkey’s achievements in tobacco control recognized
On 27 May 2015, Professor Murat Tuncer, President of Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, received a WHO World No Tobacco Day 2015 award in recognition of his strong leadership in tobacco control.
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World No Tobacco Day2015: Stop illicit trade of tobacco products
World No Tobacco Day 2015 theme is highly relevant for the WHO European Region. Europe is the Region which would profit the most, if the illicit trade were eliminated.
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PublicationsEmpower women: Facing the challenge of tobacco use in Europe
This book looks at the best examples of tobacco control policies and programmes worldwide.More publications