On the occasion of the WHO World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2016, ENSP and ERS is publishing a joint position paper on the advantages and the scientific evidence behind plain packaging. The statement addresses:
ENSP and ERS celebrate World No Tobacco Day 2016 through the conference
Plain Packaging to protect our youth: Progress made, Challenges ahead held at the European Parliament on 31 May. The event highlights the benefits of plain packaging through research and scientific evidence while congratulating the countries, which already have implemented the measure and encouraging the remaining countries to follow suit.
Conference leaflet on Plain Packaging.
Read more about the
WHO World No Tobacco Day focus on Plain Packaging and watch the
video WHO: World No Tobacco Day 2016.
On World No Tobacco Day 2016, WHO recognises efforts and accomplishments in tobacco control realised by individuals and organisations in each of the six WHO Regions.
WHO Director-General Special awards
The 2016 European Region winners
See all the
winners of the World No Tobacco Day 2016 awards.
The Slovenian draft act on tobacco products lays down the appearance and content of cigarette packs, individual cigarettes and the appearance and content of rolling tobacco pouches. The shape, material, colour and characteristics of text that may appear on the outside or inside of the tobacco product packaging are defined. For individual cigarettes, the colour and characteristics of text that may be printed on a cigarette are also defined.