Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2011

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Demand reduction


The core demand reduction provisions in the WHO FCTC are covered in Articles 6-14, addressing:

  • Price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco
  • Non-price measures to reduce demand, namely:
    • Protection from exposure to tobacco smoke
    • Regulation of the contents of tobacco products
    • Regulation of tobacco product disclosures
    • Packaging and labelling of tobacco products
    • Education, communication, training and public awareness
    • Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship
    • Demand reduction measures concerning tobacco dependence and cessation