This fact sheet highlights facts from a journal article reviewing smoking policies in airports and legislation in airports' countries to identify areas of improvement for advancing smoke-free policy. See the full journal article.
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.
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
This report presents the current science about health warning labels on tobacco products, including evidence to inform physical design elements, message content, and implementation strategies.
Individual country fact sheets highlighting the results of Dina Borzekowski's Pediatrics-published study, including Brazil, China, India, Pakistan, and Russia. These fact sheets provide a useful tool for advocates and other tobacco control professionals. Video: Russian children and tobacco marketing
IGTC, in collaboration with CTFK and the Union, published this how-to guide on assessing compliance with Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship (TAPS) bans. The guide also includes easy-to-use observation forms.