Resources category: Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship Bans
Resources category: Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship Bans
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.
Examples of Tobacco Control Law Educational Ads in Bangladesh
Two examples of educational campaign ads that ran in Bangladesh to inform the public of existing laws prohibiting smoking in public places, tobacco advertisements, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS) and sale of tobacco to and by minors.
Point-of-Sale Tobacco Advertising and Promotions, and Tobacco Product Display in Siliguri, India
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.
Point-of-Sale Tobacco Advertising and Promotions, and Tobacco Product Display in Ranchi City, India
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.
Best practices on implementation of the tobacco advertising and display ban at point of sale (Article 13 of the WHO FCTC): a four-country case study
This report reviews the relevant legislation related to the POS advertising and display bans and examines experience with enforcement and monitoring in four countries: Ireland, Norway, Finland and the UK.
Advanced country practices in the implementation of WHO FCTC Article 13 and its guidelines
Advanced practices and lessons learned from Parties in the implementation of Article 13, with a focus on combatting cross-border advertising and the depiction of tobacco in entertainment media.
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.
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.
WHO Compliance Data for smokefree and TAPS
Country-level compliance data that accompanies the WHO's annual report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic.
CounterTobacco.Org Resource Centre for Point-of-Sale
This site is dedicated to countering tobacco at the point-of-sale and offers evidence-based descriptions of the problem, policy solutions, advocacy materials and news updates.
WHO Key Elements of Tobacco Control Legislation
The World Health Organizations Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) list of key elements of legislation for tobacco control.
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.
Compliance with Smoke-free Public Places, East and South Districts of Karachi, Pakistan, 2019
This study from Karachi, Pakistan, assessed compliance with smokefree in different settings from October to November 2019.
Compliance with Tobacco Product Display and Point-of-Sale TAPS, Depok, Indonesia 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.
Assessing Compliance with TAPS Bans
A “How-to” Guide for Observing the Internet, Sponsored Events, and Corporate Social Responsibility.
NYC food Establishment Self-Inspection Worksheet
This self-inspection checklist for food establishments by the NYC Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation provides a checklist (on page 2, part 2) that covers compliance with various regulations, including smokefree, product regulation, and POS.
Examples of Information Materials for Businesses
Collection of example flyers and leaflets from tobacco control initiatives around the globe for different venues types, including restaurants, sports clubs, government buildings, tobacco retailers and more.
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 Tobacco Control Glossary 2015 Edition
This WHO FCTC glossary defines terms used in the FCTC and its instruments. It can be used for educational purposes and to aid a better understanding of the FCTC.
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.
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.
Outcomes for Implementation Research: Conceptual Distinctions, Measurement Challenges, and Research Agenda
This paper proposes a general working taxonomic of eight implementation elements to measure implementation outcomes, advance implementation processes, and improve effectiveness of implementation strategies.
Mixed-methods Evaluation TAPS ban in Banyuwangi, Indonesia
This policy evaluation reviews the outdoor tobacco advertisement ban in Banyuqangi District East Java, Indonesia.
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.
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.
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.
WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic,TAPS, 2013
This report, WHO’s fourth in the series, provides a country-level examination of the global tobacco epidemic and identifies countries that have applied selected measures for reducing tobacco use. This report focuses on Enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
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.