November 21, 2010 - COP-4 - The fourth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) has come to an end in Montevideo, Uruguay from October 15 through October 20, 2010.
Working document for COP-4 meeting: Draft protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. Annex to this document contains the draft protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products, the text of which was agreed by the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body on a Protocol on Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products at its fourth session, held on 14–21 March 2010.
COP-4 Policy briefing: Next steps on illicit trade
You can not have an effective tobacco control program unless the flow of illicit (illegal, contraband, smuggling, black market) tobacco products is controlled.