Aggiornamenti Scientifici OMS, 1997

  1. Protection for children from becoming addicted to tobacco.
  2. Use of fiscal policies to discourage the use of tobacco, such as tobacco taxes that increase faster than the growth in prices and income.
  3. Use a portion of the money raised from tobacco taxes to finance other tobacco control and health promotion measures.
  4. Health promotion, health education and smoking cessation programs. Health workers and institutions set an example by being smoke-free.
  5. Protection from involuntary exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS).
  6. Elimination of socio-economic, behavioral and other incentives which maintain and promote use of tobacco.
  7. Elimination of direct and indirect tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
  8. 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.
  9. Promotion of economic alternatives to tobacco growing and manufacturing.
  10. Effective management, monitoring and evaluation of tobacco issues.