Scientifici OMS, 1997
A TEN-POINT PROGRAMME FOR SUCCESSFUL TOBACCO CONTROL
- Protection for children from becoming addicted to tobacco.
- Use of fiscal policies to discourage the use of tobacco, such as tobacco taxes that increase faster than the growth in prices and income.
- Use a portion of the money raised from tobacco taxes to finance other tobacco control and health promotion measures.
- Health promotion, health education and smoking cessation programs. Health workers and institutions set an example by being smoke-free.
- Protection from involuntary exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS).
- Elimination of socio-economic, behavioral and other incentives which maintain and promote use of tobacco.
- Elimination of direct and indirect tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
- Controls on tobacco products, including prominent health warnings on tobacco products and any remaining advertisements; limits on and mandatory reporting of toxic constituents in tobacco products and tobacco smoke.
- Promotion of economic alternatives to tobacco growing and manufacturing.
- Effective management, monitoring and evaluation of tobacco issues.