Hoi An, Vietnam - The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Vietnam Steering Committee on Smoking and Health (VINACOSH) jointly conducted the Smoke-Free Policy Advocacy And Enforcement Training Workshop from January 12-14, 2011. VINACOSH, a core tobacco control committee of the Ministry of Health, arranged pertinent training activities for its staff, key officers of allied tobacco control organizations, and government officials in related Ministries. The three-day workshop, held in Hoi An – a World Heritage city in Vietnam’s central province of Da Nang – focused on current challenges to enforcement of smoke-free laws in Vietnam, the Article 8 guidelines, best practices from other countries, and harmful effects of secondhand smoke. During the workshop, VINACOSH officials and their government and tobacco control partners worked with the ACS team to develop a plan for effective and efficient tobacco control legislation enforcement. The workshop was presented by ACS National Board of Directors Secretary Lila Johnson and High Plains Division Chief Staff Officer Daniel Ingram, and facilitated by Vietnam Manager Tuyet Ha-Iaconis and consultant Ross Hammond. Representatives from the Community Research Development Services, HealthBridge Vietnam, Vietnam Public Health Association (VPHA), Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam Health Trade Union, Hanoi School of Public Health, WHO, and officials from the Hoi An City and Health Department also attended the workshop.