This report describes the results of a survey of tobacco control activity in 35 European countries in 2016
The new report describes the results of a survey of tobacco control activity in 35 European countries in 2016, using the Tobacco Control Scale. The latest inclusion has been the Russian Federation that has been included in the survey this year for the first time. Each edition, the Tobacco Control Scale includes more European countries to have a complete picture of what has been done on tobacco control among European countries.
Overall, countries which failed to undertake new initiatives lost points and fell in the ranking. The countries that are leading tobacco control in Europe are those that have comprehensive tobacco control policies.
Before the Eighth European Conference on Tobacco or Health (ECToH) in 2020, countries should: