Early in 2011, the European Commission published a report on its achievements during the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) negotiations entitled Dancing the Tango: the experience and roles of the European Union in relation to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control’.

This report, ‘Out of Step’, is a response from members of the NGO tobacco control community.


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The Smoke Free Partnership is...

a partnership between Cancer Research UK, the European Heart Network and Action on Smoking and Health (UK). We aim to promote tobacco control advocacy and policy research at EU and national levels in collaboration with other EU health organisations and EU tobacco control networks.