Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

Tobacco plain packaging: global status update

WHO, Secretariat WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco plain packaging: global status update

Publication details

Number of pages: 36
Publication date: 2018
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/NMH/PND/NAC/18.9



This update on the global status of tobacco plain packaging provides:

  • an overview of global progress on the implementation of plain packaging
  • the key elements of plain packaging legislation
  • a comparative analysis of the regulations of governments that have implemented plain packaging to date
  • a brief outline of litigation to date on plain packaging laws
  • examples of plain packaging of cigarettes.

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