Resources category: Compliance
Webinar - BUILDING TOBACCO-SMOKE FREE CITIES: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE UNION’S IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM
Watch this webinar to hear cities share their experiences implementing smokefree laws, bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) at points-of-sale and tobacco vendor licensing policies. Hear real world examples of building a tobacco-smokefree city, their successes, challenges and lessons learned. Ask the speakers questions to learn more and identify strategies to accelerate progress in improving compliance through your future implementation efforts.
The ninth WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic tracks the progress made by countries in tobacco control since 2008 and, marks 15 years since the introduction of the MPOWER technical package which is designed to help countries implement the demand-reduction measures of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
The Union partnered with a panel of experts to hear about their experiences collecting and using data to improve the implementation of tobacco control laws. Watch this webinar to learn about types of data that can support implementation, including tools and best practices in data collection and to hear about real-world examples of harnessing the power of data to improve policy implementation, common challenges and tips on how to overcome them.
Assessment of the national smokfree policy implementation in Colombia.
This study conducted a census of all tobacco vendors across five wards in Siliguri between November 2019 and January 2020, assessing the density of these vendors and their proximity to educational institutions.
From November-December 2020, this study examined the compliance of tobacco vendors with the tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) law, and the presence of tobacco product display and warning signage at the POS in Siliguri.
Tobacco Vendor Density and Tobacco Vendor Proximity to Educational Institutions in Ranchi City, India
This study conducted a census of all tobacco vendors across three wards in Ranchi between November 2019 and January 2020, assessing the density of these vendors and their proximity to educational institutions.
From November-December 2020, this study examined the compliance of tobacco vendors with the tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) law, and the presence of tobacco product display and warning signage at the POS in Ranchi.
A report detailing Implementation of Article 8 in the ASEAN region, 2020.
Tobacco retailer density and tobacco retailers near schools in two cities of East India, Ranchi and Siliguri
This study assesses the number and density of tobacco vendors in the cities of Ranchi (Jharkhand) and Siliguri (West Bengal), and the number of retailers selling tobacco near schools. Both of these jurisdictions have passed local tobacco vendor licensing laws.
Compliance with smoke-free policies at indoor and outdoor public places: an observational study in Pakistan
Study investigating smoke-free compliance across public places in Karachi, the most populous city in Pakistan.
This study aims to describe and compare global trends in legislation and compliance of smokefree and TAPS policies between 2009 and 2019.
Country-level compliance data that accompanies the WHO's annual report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic.
Compliance with Smoke-free Public Service Vehicles, East and South Districts of Karachi, Pakistan, 2019
The objective of this study was to assess smoke-free compliance in public service vehicles in Karachi.
This study from Karachi, Pakistan, assessed compliance with smokefree in different settings from October to November 2019.
This study from Yogyakarta City, Indonesia, assessed compliance with smokefree in different settings from February to March 2019.
This study from Depok City, Indonesia, assessed compliance with the tobacco product display and point-of-sale advertising and promotion ban in different retail settings from February to March 2019.
This study from Depok City, Indonesia, assessed compliance with smokefree in different settings from February to March 2019.
This Guide provides steps and sample materials to assess compliance with health warning labels,
A “How-to” Guide for Observing the Internet, Sponsored Events, and Corporate Social Responsibility.
This guide promotes best practice for conducting studies of compliance with smoke-free laws, including the rationale for doing or not doing a study, the knowledge and resources needed, and how to design the study and effectively disseminate the results. Available in English and Spanish.
Report on the last five years of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products Office compliance and enforcement activities.
Comprehensive literature review to provide evidence for effective enforcement strategies and suggest measures to improve policy compliance.
This study aims to assess vendor licensing compliance and scheme to explore variations in compliance among different retailer types and locations.
This article assess indictors of smokefree policy implementation in the Unites States, New Zealand, and Israel to demonstrate successful compliance of smokefree policies.
This research assesses compliance with San Francisco's 2018 flavored tobacco sales ban and concludes that retailer education prior to enforcement will result in higher compliance rates.
This article uses a random sampling process to evaluate compliance with the COPTA legislation in India.
This article demonstrates how smokefree compliance can be assessed through simple and cost-effective survey tools and can be used to validate implementation and enforcement progress.