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Art 5.3 Guidelines: Sources

Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry



Relevant literature

Brandt AM. The cigarette century. The rise, fall, and deadly persistence of the product that defined America. New York, Basic Books, 2007.

Chapman S. Making smoking history. Public health advocacy and tobacco control. Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, 2007.

Callard C, Thompson D, Collishaw N. Curing the addiction to profits: a supply-side approach to phasing out tobacco. Ottawa, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Physicians for a Smoke-free Canada, 2005.

Feldman EA, Bayer R (Editors). Unfiltered: conflicts over tobacco policy and public health. Boston, Harvard University Press, 2004.

Gilmore A et al. Continuing influence of tobacco industry in Germany. Lancet, 2002, 360:1255.

Hastings G, Angus K. The influence of the tobacco industry on European tobacco control policy. In: Tobacco or health in the European Union. Past, present and future. Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Commission, 2004:195–225.

Lavack A. Tobacco industry denormalization campaigns: a review and evaluation. Ottawa, Health Canada, 2001.

Mahood G. Tobacco industry denormalization. Telling the truth about the tobacco industry’s role in the tobacco epidemic. Toronto, Campaign for Tobacco Industry Denormalization, 2004.

Pan American Health Organization. Profits over people. Tobacco industry activities to market cigarettes and undermine public health in Latin America and the Caribbean. Washington DC, Pan American Health Organization, 2002.

Simpson D. Germany: still sleeping with the enemy. Tobacco Control, 2003, 12:343–344.

Hammond R, Rowell A. Trust us. We’re the tobacco industry. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

World Health Organization. Tobacco company strategies to undermine tobacco control activities at the World Health Organization. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000.

World Health Organization. Tobacco industry and corporate social responsibility – an inherent contradiction. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.

Yach D, Bialous S. Junking science to promote tobacco. American Journal of Public Health, 2001, 91:1745–1748.


Web resources

WHO sites:

Tobacco Free Initiative:

WHO publications on tobacco: 

WHO European Regional Office:

Tobacco control in the Americas (in English and Spanish):


Sites with general, regional or national information and topics related to tobacco control:

Action on Smoking and Health, UK (and special page for the tobacco industry):

Corporate Accountability International and the Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnationals:

Economics of tobacco control:

European Commission:

European Network for Smoking Prevention:

Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control:

International Union for Health Promotion and Education:;lang=en

Model Legislation for Tobacco Control manual:;page=publications_report2

Tobacco industry:

Smokefree Partnership:

Thailand Health Promotion Institute:

Tobaccopedia: the online tobacco encyclopaedia:


More links to tobacco sites:

Various international and national tobacco control web sites:

National tobacco control web sites: 

Centre de ressources anti-tabac:

Comité National Contre le Tabagisme (France):

Office Français de Prévention du Tabagisme:

Latest news on smoking and tobacco control:

Ministère de la santé, de la jeunesse et des sports:

Latest news on smoking and tobacco control: