Table 1: Key policy provisions of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control [8].

FCTC article no.Policy

6Price and tax measures to reduce demand.
8Protection from exposure to tobacco smoke.
9Regulation of the contents of tobacco products.
10Regulation of tobacco product disclosures.
11Controls on packaging and labeling of tobacco products.
12Programs of education, communication, training, and public awareness.
13Bans on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship.
14Programs to promote and assist tobacco cessation, and prevent and treat tobacco dependence
15Elimination of illicit trade in tobacco products.
16Measures to prevent the sale and promotion of tobacco to young people.
17Provision for support for alternative crops to tobacco.
20Provision for an epidemiologic monitoring system.
22Cooperation among the parties to promote the transfer of technical and scientific expertise on surveillance and evaluation.