Study supporting the Evaluation of the Tobacco Control Acquis

Client: European Commission (DG SANTE-HaDEA).

Duration: 2022

Consortium: Open Evidence (lead), Schlesinger Group, LSE.

Geographical Coverage: EU 27.

Data collection tools: Survey and interviews, Literature review, Public Consultation, Automated Language Processing, Econometric models, Workshops.

Abstract: This study evaluates the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) 2014/40/EU, the Tobacco Advertising Directive (TAD) 2003/33/EC, and broader relevant tobacco control policies at EU and national level. The study provides the Commission with an objective assessment of the implementation of the TPD and TAD in a wider context of tobacco control measures. The research methodology includes consultation activities, market research, data analysis, and the development of health and economic indicators.