Implementing Tobacco Control Policies
After it is passed by a legislative body, a tobacco control law is implemented and enforced to protect the public from tobacco use harms.
Find out more about implementing key tobacco control policies:
Smokefree laws accomplish three goals: they protect the public from second-hand smoke exposure; they motivate quit efforts (cessation); and they improve indoor air quality.
Each year, the tobacco industry spends billions to market its tobacco products, attract customers, increase sales and normalise tobacco use. Tobacco advertising, promotion, and sales (TAPS) regulations cut the industry’s reach by limiting where products can be placed, plugged, and pushed.
Tobacco Vendor Licensing is a strategy to reduce tobacco product availability and accessibility, particularly to youth.