The momentum is growing, and more and more governments are taking strong measures to fight tobacco – including through . taxation and pricing, advertising, packaging, warnings, smoking in public places and supporting people who want to kick the habit. Evidence from these countries shows that tough laws work and save lives, even within months of implementation.Read more
- A Tobacco-free European Region - could this be the future?
- Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017
- WHO project to combat noncommunicable diseases with major grant from Russian Federation
World No Tobacco Day2014: Raise taxes on tobacco
Increasing the price of tobacco through higher taxes is the single most effective way to decrease consumption and encourage tobacco users to quit.
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Coming upLaunch of the project on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)
1 December 2014, Moscow, Russian FederationRead more about the conference