ITC Project

What is the ITC Project?

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project) is the first international research program for the systematic evaluation of key policies of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) at the population level. The ITC Project is conducting longitudinal cohort surveys in more than 20 countries and includes over 100 tobacco control collaborators.

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News & Highlights

Studies Show China Continues to Lag in Effective Tobacco Control

WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, November 16, 2015) – Efforts over the past seven years to reduce tobacco use in China have been strikingly ineffective and leave tobacco use a top threat to the health and economic well-being of the world’s largest country, according to research findings by the University of Waterloo’s International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project). 

It Is Time For a National Smoke-free Law in China: New WHO Report

BEIJING, 19 October 2015 – A strong, comprehensive, national smoke-free law would protect all of China’s 1.34 billion citizens from the harms of second-hand tobacco smoke, and would be immensely popular with the public, including smokers, according to a new report launched today.

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Latest Results

Cigarette Taxation in Kenya

Oct 2015

Smoke-Free China Report

Oct 2015
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ITC Netherlands National Report

Sept 2015
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