Belgium: 57 million cigarettes seized in a joint operation

January 5, 2023

Belgium: 57 million cigarettes seized in a joint operation

(Photo: Europol website)   Belgium Customs seized over 57 million cigarettes and more than 42 tons of cut tobacco in August 2022 in a joint operation against illicit trade in […]
March 18, 2021

Report on implementation practices of Article 12 of the Protocol launched

The report on Examples of current practices on the implementation of Article 12 (Free zones and international transit) of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products was launched […]
November 20, 2019

Austria: comprehensive smoking ban adopted

The Austrian Government adopted, in November 2019, a comprehensive smoke-free policy, which also includes bars and restaurants among the premises covered by the ban. Up until now, smoking had been […]
May 15, 2019

France prohibits the promotion of PMI project in motorcycle Grand Prix

In a referral order dated 15 May 2019, the interim relief judge of Le Mans ruled in favor of the Comité National Contre le Tabagisme (CNCT), a public organization whose […]
February 13, 2019

Ethiopia: parliament passing one of the strongest tobacco control legislations in Africa

The Parliament of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, on 5 February 2019, passed unanimously a new public health legislation on food and medicine administration. The new law covers tobacco […]