In 2019, the overall smoking prevalence among adults in BiH was quite high (41.1 percent), while daily smoking prevalence was 40.0 percent. These are some of the research results presented at the online event titled “Smoking prevalence and tobacco tax evasion in B&H: state and challenges“ held on 30 November 2020, via Zoom platform. The aim of the roundtable was to present the results of the research conducted in 2020 for Bosnia and Herzegovina within research project “Accelerating Progress on Effective Tobacco Tax Policies in Low and Middle Income Countries” facilitating discussion on potential systemic changes in tobacco taxation.
On 25 November 2020, the Institute for Socio-Economic Analysis (ISEA) organized a Round Table on the topic "Research on the Use of Tobacco Products and Smoking Control Policy Measures in Montenegro", which was held online, due to the overall situation with the Covid-19 virus.
The 8th European Conference on Tobacco or Health was organized in Berlin, Germany, on February 19 – 22 , 2020. More than four hundred attendees took part in this event. Participants were tobacco control experts, researchers and policymakers, mostly from the European region and beyond.