Resources: Toolkits and Manuals

Assessing Compliance with Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship (TAPS) Bans Vol. 1

A “How-to” Guide for Conducting Compliance Studies of Point of Sale Advertising & Product Display; Outdoor Advertising; and Product Packaging

Assessing Compliance with Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship (TAPS) Bans Vol.2

A “How To” Guide for Conducting Compliance Studies of Point of Sale Advertising; Outdoor Advertising & Product Display; and Product Packaging.

Designing and Implementing an Effective Tobacco Counter-Marketing Campaign

This comprehensive 450-page document from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention takes the reader step-by-step through the development and implementation of a tobacco counter-marketing campaign.

Campaign Development Toolkit

Global Dialogue for Effective Stop-Smoking Campaigns presents resources for people who plan, develop and implement campaigns to reduce tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke. This tool kit combines guidance on the process of campaign development with practical “lessons learned” and samples and tools from around the world to help campaign planners create evidence-based, effective campaigns. You can download the introduction and table of contents or use the links below to download each chapter and related appendix.

Chapter 1: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 2: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 2 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 3: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 3 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 4: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 4 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 5: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 5 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 6: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 6 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 7: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 7 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 8: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 8 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 9: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 9 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 10: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 10 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 11: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 11 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 12: Campaign Development Toolkit
Chapter 12 Appendix: Campaign Development Toolkit
Air Quality Monitoring for Advocacy

PowerPoint presentation providing an overview of air quality monitoring and its use in advocacy.

Air Quality Monitoring for Advocacy: How to Get Started

AQM surveys are used to measure secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in public places to support the need for strong smoke-free policies and to stimulate high compliance rates with the law.  AQM can be used as a simple, useful advocacy tool to stimulate policymakers and other decisionmakers to act and increase citizen awareness on the harms of SHS exposure.

Air Quality Monitoring Glossary

This document provides a glossary of key air quality monitoring terms.

Calibrating SidePak Monitor

This document provides information on how to properly calibrate air quality monitoring tools.

SidePak Aerosol Monitor Manual

This document provides technical assistance for air quality monitoring surveys focusing on monitoring preparation and use; and
collecting and extracting data for analysis.

Measuring Room Dimensions

This document provides guidelines for measuring room dimensions during air quality monitoring surveys.

How to effectively collect AQM data

This document provides guidelines for conducting successful air quality monitoring surveys.

Observational Data Forms

This document can be used as an observational data form for conducting air quality monitoring studies.

AQM Advocacy Work Plan

This document provides and guideline for air quality monitoring advocacy strategies.

Assessing Compliance with Smoke-Free Laws

The purpose of this guide is to help tobacco control organizations and others working to promote smoke-free environments and public health prepare for and implement studies to assess compliance with smoke-free laws.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3

At its third session in November 2008, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC on the protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry (decision FCTC/COP3(7)).

Guidelines for implementation of Article 6

Guideline for implementing Article 6 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which outlines price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 8

At its second session in July 2007, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 8 of the WHO FCTC on protection from exposure to tobacco smoke (decision FCTC/COP2(7)).

Guidelines for implementation of Articles 9 and 10 (partial)

The purpose of the guidelines is to assist Parties in meeting their obligations under Articles 9 and 10 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to strengthen their tobacco-control policies through regulation of the contents and emissions of tobacco products and through regulation of tobacco product disclosures.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 11

At its third session in November 2008, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 11 of the WHO FCTC on “Packaging and labelling of Tobacco Products” (decision FCTC/COP3(10)).

Guidelines for implementation of Article 12

At its fourth session in November 2010, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 12 of the WHO FCTC on education, communication, training and public awareness (decision FCTC/COP4(7)).

Guidelines for implementation of Article 13

Guidelines for introducing and enforcing comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 14

These guidelines assist Parties in meeting their obligations under Article 14 of the WHO FCTC to promote cessation of tobacco use and adequate treatment for tobacco dependence.

How to Protect Public Policy from the Tobacco Industry: Key elements of Article 5.3 Guidelines

Ways to protect public policy from the tobacco industry and outlines the key elements of Article 5.3 Guidelines.

A Guide to Domestic Implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

The FCTC sets out, in legally binding form, internationally accepted public health standards. This guide is an attempt to provide an overview of the key substantive commitments
in the FCTC.(2006)

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of the World Health Organization. It is an evidence-based treaty that reaffirms the right of all people to the highest standard of health. The WHO FCTC was developed in response to the globalization of the tobacco epidemic.

Protecting Against Tobacco Industry Interference: 2010 Global Tobacco Treat Action Guide

Prepared by Corporate Accountability International

Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference: A toolkit for policy makers and advocates

Based on the Guidelines for the Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC Article 5.3). Published by the South East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (2010).

Countering Tobacco Tactics

A guide by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Australia designed to help advocates and policy makers identify, monitor and prevent tobacco industry interference in public health policies (2010).

SEATCA Article 5.3 Toolkit and Templates

To improve understanding of how small steps can be taken to fully implement Article 5.3 of the FCTC in accordance with its guidelines, this toolkit sets out a systematic approach to protecting government from the tactics of Big Tobacco. Legislative and policy templates for implementing the guidelines are included.

Essential Elements of FCTC Article 5.3 Implementing Measures

This resource is provided to assist lawyers, advocates, and government officials involved in developing effective measures for tobacco control. It provides a framework for analyzing and drafting Article 5.3 implementing legislation and policies that reflect FCTC Article 5.3, the Guidelines for its implementation (“Guidelines”), and lessons learned from a review of Article 5.3-specific laws and policies and those related or relevant to implementing Article 5.3.

Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3

At its third session in November 2008, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC on the protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry (decision FCTC/COP3(7)).

How to Protect Public Policy from the Tobacco Industry: Key elements of Article 5.3 Guidelines

Ways to protect public policy from the tobacco industry and outlines the key elements of Article 5.3 Guidelines.

Tobacco Control Policy Campaigns: A Handbook for Advocates

This handbook is designed to serve as a reference tool for advocates working on campaigns to enact strong, effective tobacco control policies. It provides guidance on the key elements of successful tobacco control policy advocacy campaigns.

Using GATS Data to Strengthen Tobacco Control Efforts: Guidance for Tobacco Control Advocates (PDF)

This document provides guidance to tobacco control advocates on how to use GATS data findings to draw attention to tobacco as an issue and advocate for effective tobacco control policy.

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) Data Dissemination Guidance for the Initial Release of Data

A guide for the Ministry of Health and others responsible for GATS data collection, analysis and dissemination. It provides guidance on the initial release of GATS data.