The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Complete ban on all POS advertising needed in Ukraine

Blatant cigarette promotion at a Ukraine POSThe Smoke Free Ukraine Project is calling on the country’s government to completely ban all cigarette pack displays from points of sales (POS).

The move follows a recent monitoring project carried out by the Regional Advocacy Center (Life) and Smoke Free Ukraine Coalition (SFUC).

Tobacco control community lauds "comprehensive" French plan

French Health Minister Marisol TouraineTobacco control advocates in France are enthusiastic about the new plan to fight smoking announced by the government on 25 September.

“It’s a comprehensive plan with real ambition, including strong and innovative measures,” said Yves Bur, president of the Alliance Against Tobacco.