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Smoke-free Index Myanmar: Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 8 (PDF 18.7mb) Protection from exposure to tobacco smoke in Myanmar, 2022. Tobacco Charity Exposed: Review of the Tobacco Industry’s CSR Activities in the ASEAN Region (PDF 1 MB)  As tobacco advertisements, promotions, and sponsorships are being restricted or prohibited by governments in line with the WHO Framework […]

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Additional resources by WHO and World Bank

Additional resources by WHO and World Bank WHO technical manual on tobacco tax policy and administration This WHO technical manual on tobacco tax policy and administration builds upon the 2010 WHO technical manual on tobacco tax administration by further detailing the strategies for effective tobacco tax policy development, design, implementation and administration. This 2021 edition

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FCTC Scorecard

FCTC Scorecard The SEATCA FCTC Scorecard is a civil society tool that measures the implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and its guidelines across the ten ASEAN nations. The Scorecard reflects the performance of each ASEAN country on key FCTC articles and surfaces effective tobacco control strategies while also drawing attention to gaps in

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Latest Publications

Our latest publications Lifting the Veil of Tobacco Industry’s Corporate Charity in ASEAN (PDF 1.4mb) ASEAN Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023 (PDF 616kb) Asian Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023 (PDF 6.1mb) Safeguarding Public Health: Strict Regulation of Electronic Smoking Devices (PDF 1.1mb) SEATCA FCTC Scorecard 2023 (PDF 1.1mb) SEATCA has developed a WHO FCTC Scorecard

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Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship

Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship Safeguarding Public Health: Strict Regulation of Electronic Smoking Devices (PDF 1.1 MB) This policy paper addresses the growing concerns surrounding Electronic Smoking Devices (ESDs) and advocates for their regulation by prohibition or restriction to protect public health. ESDs pose significant health risks and the tobacco industry is using various marketing

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Smoke-Free Environments

Smoke-Free Environments Towards a Smoke-Free ASEAN & Beyond: A Decade of Advancing a Genuine Smoke-Free Future PDF 40.8mb     Smoke-free Index Myanmar: Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 8 (PDF 18.7mb) Protection from exposure to tobacco smoke in Myanmar, 2022. Smoke-Free Index: Implementation of Article 8 of the WHO Framework convention on Tobacco Control (Protection

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Sustainable Financing for Health Promotion and Tobacco Control

Sustainable Financing for Health Promotion and Tobacco Control Earmarked Tobacco Taxes: Lesson learnt from nine countries PDF 1.7mb This publication examines the experience of nine countries in the six WHO regions (Botswana, Egypt, Iceland, Panama, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Thailand and Viet Nam) that have introduced laws for earmarking tax revenues on tobacco (and in some

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Other Publications

Other Publications Lucrative Retailer Incentives Increase Cigarette Sales:Report of Five ASEAN Countries 2019        The ASEAN Tobacco Control Report Card PDF 12.6mb The report card presents an overview of the status of smoking prevalence and tobacco deaths, World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) status and national tobacco control law

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Tobacco Tax

Tobacco Tax Lost Rupiahs: A study on delayed implementation of optimal tax policy in Indonesia (PDF English 3.1mb, Bahasa 1mb)  Documents how an opportunity to collect USD 7.2 billion (IDR 1.8 trillion) was forgone because of a complicated multi-tiered tobacco tax system. Despite regular tax increases and reduction of the tiers, kretek cigarettes in Indonesia

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