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Table 1 Strategy for smoking control according to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) of the WHO

From: The AIMAR recommendations for early diagnosis of chronic obstructive respiratory disease based on the WHO/GARD model*

Objective 3: To promote interventions to reduce the main modifiable risk factors e.g. tobacco use
Key areas of actions for tobacco use reduction
M onitor tobacco use through tobacco prevention policies
P rotect people from tobacco smoke in public places and workplaces
O ffer help to people who want to stop
W arn people about dangers of tobacco
E nforce bans of advertising, promotion and sponsorship
R aise tobacco taxes and prices
  1. From[41], mod.