This fact sheet identifies specific parts of United Nations human rights treaties that can be used to promote tobacco control goals in alliance with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), and makes a case for use of non-tobacco treaties as a tool. See the fact sheet.
These fact sheets are the results of in-depth evaluation of compliance with smoke-free laws in 12 cities in Turkey, using the guide Assessing Compliance with Smoke-free Laws.
This study reviews smoking policies in airports and legislation in airports' countries to identify areas of improvement for advancing smoke-free policy. See the full study.
IGTC, in collaboration with CTFK and the Union, published this how-to guide on assessing compliance with Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship (TAPS) bans. This is the second edition of this guide, and focuses specifically on internet promotion, sponsored events, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) by tobacco companies. For more resources, you can also see the first TAPS guide.
"The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in the Philippines: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Taxation" evaluates the intersection of public health and economic policymaking in tobacco control, focusing on policy in the Philippines. The research was led by Dr. Jeffrey Drope at the American Cancer Society, supported by an award from IGTC with funding from the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use.
The second edition of this how-to guide for conducting compliance studies provides insights for experienced researchers as well as comprehensive study design and assessment guidance for those who are examining compliance for the first time.
Higher tobacco taxes = fewer smokers, less death and healthier communities
Every May 31, the World Health Organization promotes an important tobacco control measure to save lives. Find out more about tobacco taxation, our taxation research and how important it is to raise taxes via this multi-part series.
A lectures series hosted by the Institute for Global Tobacco Control that brings together key researchers and experts to share ideas and spark discussions.
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems: Product characteristics and safety
Dr. Maciej L. Goniewicz
Health warning labels on cigarette packages are one way to reach youth about risks of tobacco use. This study and affiliated fact sheet examine awareness and understanding of current health warning labels among 5- and 6-year-old children in six countries. Full Text