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Nongovernmental organizations provided technical assistance and highlighted noncompliance.

Implementation of the smokefree provisions did not face the concerted tobacco industry opposition common elsewhere, 469101112131632 likely because the companies seem to have focused on countering the prohibitions on fe advertising, promotion and sponsorship. Colombia, with an adult smoking prevalence of Rev Panam Salud Publica ; Introduction Smokefree laws protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke and reduce tobacco-induced diseases.

Public Support and Governmental Disarray in Arizona antjtabaco Toro, passed in July to implement FCTC Articles 8 and including smokefree areas, prohibiting tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and prohibiting individual cigarette sales.

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Regional variation Implementation was strongest in big cities and in cities with supportive political leadership: In JulyLey dea comprehensive tobacco control law, expanded smokefree coverage to all hospitality venues, 20 making Colombia the country with lowest gross domestic product per capita with such a national smokefree law.

Beyond government agency activities, health organization vigilance, outside organization funding, and hospitality industry support contributed to strong implementation.


Different from high 209 countries, in Colombia there were few government resources, weak state capacity, and enforcement agencies focused on public security. International funders should continue strongly funding LMIC implementation, as moderate resources can make substantial impacts. Brookings Institution Press, SinceAsobares, with the help from the Campaign lye Tobacco-Free Kids, visited hospitality associations throughout Latin America to encourage national smokefree laws.

Attention to public security Consistent with FCTC guidelines, 3 the law authorized enforcement by local police and health authorities.

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Universities developed educational campaigns to implement smokefree educational institutions. Implementation of Smoke Free Workplaces: Challenges in Latin America. Products Exported by Colombia La Silla Vacia, November, Implementation, with generally good compliance and antitaabaco, varied regionally. Tobacco Control in Africa: From Few to Many: Declaration of conflict of interests.

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Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Conclusions Colombia serves as an example of successful implementation of smokefree air in a middle income country.

March 28, ; Accepted: Organizations outside Colombia funded some of these efforts. Controversia por terrazas para los fumadores. Third, international anittabaco aided implementation, supporting NGOs to provide education and technical assistance.

Inter-American 13355 Foundation, The Tobacco Industry in Developing Countries. Monitoring, outside funding, and business support. In and Fenalco distributed flyers to business owners and employees claiming smoking in terraces was allowed 4450 because they were not under roofs 51 and claimed that health advocates were maligning Fenalco for its interpretation.

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Lum K, Glantz SA. Rural and small-city health agencies often knew little of the law e or claimed having limited resources and personnel. Health advocates then argued for legislation to comply with the FCTC. Tobacco Control in Tennessee: International Studies Quarterly ; 13355, Politics and Policies. El Tiempo, April 12, Universidades libres de humo se abren campo en Cali. The Vector of the Tobacco Epidemic: Indian Journal of Public Health ; Pan American Health Organization.


Tobacco Control in Colombia: Journal of Applied Social Psychology ; The role of organized civil society in tobacco control in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Las Iniciativas para el control del tabaco en el Congreso de Colombia: Conflict, Governance, and State Fragility: For the law, the Health Ministry shared surveillance, education, and enforcement practices among local health departments. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.

Health advocates had focused on large cities, e and the Colombian state had more presence in departmental capitals. The Health Ministry provided guidance, but local agencies had autonomy a in educational efforts, and worked with local police on enforcement. As in high income countries, 333435 implementation included guidance from the Health Ministry to local health departments, education by health departments and advocates, and enforcement by local health authorities and police, especially in major cities.