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Resources category: Smokefree


Authored by The Union

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.

WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2023: protect people from tobacco smoke

Authored by World Health Organization

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. 

WEBINAR - Harnessing the power of data for effective implementation of tobacco control laws

Authored by The Union

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.

Public Mobilization in Implementation of Smoke-free Beijing | 北京控烟社会共治

Authored by Beijing Tobacco Control Association | 张建枢

2015年6月,《北京市控制吸烟条例》正式实施。次年,北京市控烟协会推出“VIP”控烟模式,即志愿者(Volunteer)+互联网(Internet )+新闻宣传(Press)模式。“VIP”控烟模式为北京市控烟协会摘得世界卫生组织授予的“西太平洋地区世界无烟日奖”,并被世界卫生组织推广到全球多个国家和城市。

Case Study - São Paulo Breathes Better: Adoption of Smokefree Indoor Environments

Authored by Pan American Health Organization (2010 & 2019)

This two part case study presents the initial implementation process of tobacco-free environments in São Paulo, Brazil after The São Paulo Anti Tobacco Law was passed in 2009, and it's continued implementation 10 years later. Documents available in Portuguese.

Tobacco Control Laws

Authored by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

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.

Case Study: Effective Translation of the Framework Convention in Mexico

Authored by Thrasher et al. (2008)

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.