Tobacco control projects aim to reduce rates of tobacco use through a variety of strategies. These might include:

  • Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies
  • Protecting people from tobacco use
  • Offering help to quit tobacco use
  • Warning about the dangers of tobacco
  • Enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship
  • Raising taxes on tobacco

Further reading

Charity Entrepreneurship (2016) Tobacco taxation, Charity Entrepreneurship, April 19.

Milam, Per-Erik (2015) Is tobacco control a “best-buy” for the developing world?, Giving What We Can, September 7.

Open Philanthropy (2013) Tobacco control in low- and middle-income countries, Open Philanthropy, November.