Videos: World No Tobacco Day 2016
WHO Director-General statement on plain packaging of tobacco products
On World No Tobacco Day 2016, WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan says plain packaging of tobacco products is an evidence-based measure that works to control tobacco use that can, in turn, save lives.
Public service announcement
Plain packaging of tobacco products is an important demand reduction measure. It reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products, restricts use of tobacco packaging as a form of advertising, limits misleading packaging and labelling, and increases the effectiveness of health warnings.