7 July 2015 --WHO launches the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2015, the fifth in a series of periodic reports about the extent and character of the tobacco epidemic and measures to stop it. This report has a particular focus on tobacco taxation and in-depth analyses of tobacco taxes in all WHO Member States, allowing for a more detailed understanding of progress and future challenges in this area.
10 July 2013 -- WHO launches the WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2013, the fourth in a series of periodic reports about the extent and character of the tobacco epidemic and measures to stop it.The report presents the latest global and country data on the prevalence of tobacco use and on the impact of demand-reduction measures known by their acronym MPOWER. The report will have a particular focus on enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
This report is the third in a series of WHO reports on the status of global tobacco control policy implementation.All data on the level of countries’ achievement for the six MPOWER measures have been updated through 2010, and additional data have been collected on warning the public about the dangers of tobacco.
The report is the second in a series that tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and the impact of the interventions that are being implemented to stop it.