The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

The articles of the WHO FCTC

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control includes a Preamble and 38 articles. 

Notably, the Preamble emphasizes the "special contribution of nongovernmental organizations and other members of civil society not affiliated with the tobacco industry ... and the vital importance of their participation in national and international tobacco control efforts".

The core demand reduction provisions in the WHO FCTC are contained in articles 6-14:

Price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco, and

Non-price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco, namely:

The core supply reduction provisions in the WHO FCTC are contained in articles 15-17:

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