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WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008: The MPOWER package
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/1970 - 12/2007
Series or system 
WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic
Data type
Summary 

The WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008 provides information on the implementation of the 6 WHO FCTC (World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control) MPOWER measures. The MPOWER measures include the following: 1) Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies, 2) Protect people from tobacco smoke, 3) Offer help to quit tobacco use, 4) Warn about the dangers of tobacco, 5) Enforce bans on tobacco, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, 6) Raise taxes on tobacco. More information on the WHO FCTC MPOWER and the WHO Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) can be found here: http://www.who.int/tobacco/mpower/en/

Citation
Publication year 
2008
Suggested citation 
World Health Organization (WHO). WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2008.
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ISBN
Other ID 
978 92 4 159628 2