Resources category: Packaging and Labeling
Resources category: Packaging and Labeling
Tobacco Control Implementation and Enforcement Factsheet
The Union’s Tobacco Control Department produced a new factsheet on Implementation and Enforcement and offers a deep dive into the topic, summarizing evidence, defining key terms, and providing practical guidance and evidence-based recommendations.
National Tobacco Control Strategies Toolkit
A toolkit to provide a roadmap for establishing multisectoral strategies, plans and programmes for tobacco control in line with WHO FCTC Article 5.1.
Tobacco Control Enforcement Policy: Australia, 2022
This policy outlines the principles used to guide the Australian Government's decisions and actions in enforcing tobacco advertising, packaging and product laws.
Global Health Advocacy Incubator
The Global Health Advocacy Incubator by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids provides strategic support to advocates planning and executing high impact campaigns to enact and implement laws that save lives.
Global Tobacco Control: Learning from the Experts online course
This course offers free instructional training to people interested in learning more about tobacco control.
WHO Tobacco Product Regulation: Basic Handbook
The “Tobacco product regulation: basic handbook” provides a basic reference document for non-scientist regulators in any country and serves as a tool for health authorities and other interested parties seeking resources and planning on how to monitor, evaluate, and regulate tobacco products. Further, the handbook includes relevant country case studies detailing specific approaches enacted globally.
Tobacco Control Laws
Search and download factsheets and summaries of tobacco control legislation and regulations from around the world. Search by country, region, keyword, tobacco control measure, or type of legal action.
Stakeholder Mapping Tool
This online tool was developed by WHO to support stakeholder mapping in Family Planning but can be adapted for use in tobacco control.
Assessment Report on Implementation of West Pakistan Tobacco Vend Act in the Urban Areas of Islamabad
This report assesses the model and achievements of the implementation of The West Pakistan Tobacco Vend Act-1958 since 2015.
Assessing Compliance with Tobacco Packaging and Labeling Regulations
This Guide provides steps and sample materials to assess compliance with health warning labels,
Curbing the Epidemic: governments and the economics of tobacco control, 1999
This report analyzes how economic fear influences policymakers when contemplating tobacco control efforts. It also demonstrates the economic benefits of tobacco control policies and the responsibility of governments to reduce potential costs of tobacco control efforts.
Case Study: Effective Translation of the Framework Convention in Mexico
This case study describes the impact of the sociocultural and political-economic context of Mexico on WHO-FCTC policy uptake. It examines advancing tobacco control policy through strategic, contextually-specific communication efforts and uses smokefree policy to illustrate barriers to compliance in the Mexican context.
WHO FCTC Global Progress Report, 2018
The 2018 global progress report on the implementation of WHO FCTC.
Evaluation of Smoking-related Deaths Averted Due to Three Years of Policy Progress
This study aims to determine the number of smoking-attributable deaths were averted due to the implementation of MPOWER policies.
Global Evidence Review on the Implementation and Effectiveness of TC Measures
This report reviews the global evidence on the impact of the WHO FCTC implementation of tobacco control legislation.
Tobacco Control Delivery Plan: England 2017-2022
An example of a national delivery and monitoring plan. Published in conjunction with the Tobacco Control Plan for England, it identifies lead agencies, milestones and metrics to measure success.
WHO FCTC Implementation Guidelines
This publication contains the guidelines adopted by the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) at its second (2007), third (2008), fourth (2010) and fifth (2012) sessions.
Enforcement of and compliance with tobacco control legislation: A guide for the AFRO region
This guide from the WHO Regional Office for Africa provides useful tools for all those involved in promoting enforcement of, and compliance with, tobacco control legislation.
Program Sustainability Framework and Assessment Tools
Set of tools for program sustainability including a self assessment guide and a program framework guide.
Index of Tobacco Control Sustainability
A tool to measure the sustainability of national tobacco control programmes. Includes a report of tobacco control sustainability assessments from 24 countries with the world’s highest tobacco burden.
Evidence to guide action comprehensive tobacco control in Ontario 2016
An example of a research synthesis to inform tobacco control policy and strategy. This report from Ontario, Canada, provides a comprehensive assessment of the tobacco control interventions that would have the greatest impact on reducing tobacco use and its associated burden in Ontario.
UCSF Truth Tobacco Industry Documents Database
The University of California San Francisco database contains over 14 million archived documents on tobacco industry activities, including advertising, manufacturing, marketing, scientific research, and political activities. In particular, the database provides access to internal industry documents made public during United States v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. and other litigation cases.