Resources category: Research
Resources category: Research
Evaluation of Tobacco Free Film and Television Policy in India
This study was conducted to gauge the extent of implementation of the tobacco free film rule in India, to identify patterns in compliance and violations, and to identify opportunities for strengthening the rule.
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.
Article 5.3 implementation in Uganda and the challenge of whole-of-government accountability
This analysis focuses on understanding difficulties in managing industry engagement across government ministries and in developing effective whole-of government accountability for tobacco control.
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.
Enforcement agencies and smoke-free policy compliance: An observational study in Qingdao, China
Observational study assessing compliance with Qingdao’s Tobacco Control Regulation and whether compliance differed by enforcement agency. The data was collected by Johns Hopkins Institute for Tobacco Control as part of The Union's Global Implementation Programme.
Implementation of tobacco control law by police personnel in India
Implementation of tobacco control law by police personnel in India. This study aimed to assess knowledge and attitudes.
Global progress in tobacco control: the question of policy compliance
This study aims to describe and compare global trends in legislation and compliance of smokefree and TAPS policies between 2009 and 2019.
Tobacco retail licensing systems in Europe
This paper aims to stimulate a discussion on the potential for tobacco retail licencing in Europe and examines the cases of Finland, Hungary, France, Italy and Spain.
Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods
This study models the reduction in tobacco retailer density following the ban to examine differences in the policy’s impact across neighbourhoods.
British Columbia 100% Smokefree: Successful Campaign Despite Industry Opposition
This article describes how the British Columbia Capital Regional District systematically organized an educational campaign, enacted and enforced a series of bylaws, exposed industry interference to successfully pass and implement a 100% smokefree bylaw in all public places.
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.
Community Perception of Smokefree Policy in Depok City, Indonesia
This study analyzes the perception of smokefree policy within a university community service program and finds that while many people are aware of smoking's harmful effects, they do not know about smokefree policies, highlighting the need for community education, effective communication, and engagement.
Assessment of EU Member State National Characteristics and Their Association with Smoking Prevalence
This study aims to assess public sector corruption and other national characteristics and it's potential association with higher smoking prevalence in EU member states.
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.
Review of Compliance Strategies for Enforcing Smokefree policy
Comprehensive literature review to provide evidence for effective enforcement strategies and suggest measures to improve policy compliance.
Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014
This study aims to evaluated the global progress of the six MPOWER measures and their impact across 88 countries that have adopted one or more measure from 2007 to 2014.
Evaluation of Retailer licensing and tobacco display compliance, Australia
This study aims to assess vendor licensing compliance and scheme to explore variations in compliance among different retailer types and locations.
POS Tobacco Advertising and Display Bans in 5 Russian Cities
This study aims to evaluate the implementation of national TAPS law in kiosks across five Russian cities.
Mixed-methods Evaluation TAPS ban in Banyuwangi, Indonesia
This policy evaluation reviews the outdoor tobacco advertisement ban in Banyuqangi District East Java, Indonesia.
Indicators to Measure Success of Smokefree Policies
This article assess indictors of smokefree policy implementation in the Unites States, New Zealand, and Israel to demonstrate successful compliance of smokefree policies.
Evidence on the Effect of POS Display Bans on Smoking Prevalence
This study evaluates the effect of point-of-sale display bans globally as of 2016.
Compliance Evaluation of San Francisco's Flavoured Tobacco Sales Prohibition
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.
Evaluation of Compliance to Gutka Ban & Other Provisions of COTPA India
This article uses a random sampling process to evaluate compliance with the COPTA legislation in India.
China Subnational Smokefree Law Predictors
This study analyzes the predictors of adopting subnational smokefree laws since China ratified the WHO FCTC in 2005 and assess their alignment with article 8.
Implementing smoke-free policies in low- and middle-income countries: A brief review and research agenda
A review and research agenda on the challenges of implementing smokefree policies in low- and middle-income countries, identifying five areas where progress is urgently needed.
Explaining Mechanisms that Influence Smoke-free Implementation at the Local Level
Study that analyzes existing smokefree evidence and translates it into recommendations to improve smokefree implementation in outdoor venues.
Vector of the Tobacco Epidemic Tobacco Industry Practices in LMICs
This article reviews published research on tobacco industry activities that interfere with tobacco control policies and encourage tobacco use in LMICs to more thoroughly understand industry practices and strategies in LMICs.
Tobacco Industry Youth Smoking Prevention Programs: Protecting the Industry and Hurting Tobacco Control
This article analyzes tobacco industry documents to determine why industry-sponsored youth smoking prevention programs were developed, how they were used to fight tobacco control policy and programming, and their lack of effect on youth smoking prevalence.
The ‘‘We Card’’ Program: Tobacco Industry Youth Smoking Prevention as Industry Self-Preservation
This article analyzes the tobacco industry self-regulation "We Card" program. It exposes "We Card" as ineffective and structured to improve the industry's public image and limit tobacco control policies and their enforcement.
Policy Dystopia Model Interpretive Analysis of TI Political Activity
This article outlines a model that provides an evidence-based summary of corporate political strategies used by the tobacco industry. The model enables public health practitioners to anticipate these strategies and develop realistic assessments of the industry’s claims.
Exposing and Addressing Tobacco Industry Conduct in LMICs
This article explores the tobacco industry's practices in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), given the industry's growing interest, investment, and interference in these regions. It focuses on how exposing the industry's misconduct is necessary for both the implementation of the WHO FCTC and more 'endgame' solutions to the tobacco epidemic.
The Economic Impact of Clean Indoor Air Laws
This article reviews and analyses the diffusion of clean indoor air laws and the economic and public health impacts of their implementation. While research sponsored by the tobacco industry has raised concerns regarding the economic impact of smoke-free laws, scientific evidence indicates that clean indoor air laws are low-cost, safe, and effective.
Case Study: PMI Involvement in Smoking Cessation
This article is a case study ion Philip Morris' involvement in the cessation arena and an evaluation of how and why PM supports cessation programs. It illustrates a notable example of industry interference that undermines effective tobacco control.
Application of the Consolidated Framework for implementation research in VietNam
Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) to assess factors that may influence implementation of tobacco use treatment guidelines in the Viet Nam public health care delivery system.