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San Marino

Harm

No Data

Deaths

% caused by tobacco: 2010

% of Men

% of Women

Tobacco use also...

Harms Development

Harms Environment

Cigarette butts are the most commonly discarded piece of waste worldwide. It is estimated that 1.69 billion pounds of butts wind up as toxic trash, which is roughly equivalent to the weight of 177,895 endangered African elephants.

Harms Equality

To find more customers, the tobacco industry markets its products aggressively to women and children.

Harms NCDs

People living with mental illness are nearly twice as likely to smoke as other persons.

Industry

The combined revenues of the world's 6 largest tobacco companies in 2013 was USD342 Billion, 99% larger than the Gross National Income of San Marino. The industry is a powerful force that does not fear the actions of nation-states because their resources are often much larger.

Market

Adult Smoking % using tobacco daily, 2013

n/a%of Men

No Data

%of Female

No Data

Children Smoking % using tobacco daily, 2013

10.9%of Boys

More boys smoke in San Marino than on average in high-income countries.

11.6%of Girls

More girls smoke in San Marino than on average in high-income countries.

Smokeless% currently using tobacco, 2013 or most recent

n/a%of Adults

Because we do not know the prevalence of smokeless tobacco use in San Marino, future surveillance efforts must measure smokeless tobacco use prevalence in the population to help inform future tobacco control efforts.

Solutions

Current Policy in San Marino

Protect From Smoke

Smokefree HealthCare FacilitiesYes
Smokefree UniversitiesYes
Smokefree Government FacilitiesYes
Smokefree Indoor OfficesSeparate Areas
Smokefree RestaurantsSeparate Areas
Smokefree Pubs and BarsSeparate Areas
Smokefree Public TransportYes
All Other Indoor Public Places Smokefreen/a
Funds for Smokefree EnforcementNo

Offer Help

Quitting SolutionsNRT and/or some cessation services (neither cost-covered)
National QuitlineYes

Warn about the dangers to tobacco users on product packaging

Type of Warning Labels

Australia(best practice)

Graphic

San Marino

Text

Percent of Pack Covered

Australia(best practice)

83%

San Marino

35%

Graphic Warning Rounds

Australia(best practice)

2

San Marino

No Data

Has Plain/Standardized Packaging

Australia(best practice)

Yes

San Marino

No

Warn about the dangers to whole population in a media campaign

Ran a national anti-tobacco campaign during 2011 and 2012

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

No

Part Of A Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Pre-Tested With The Target Audience

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Target Audience Research Was Conducted

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Aired On Television And/Or Radio

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Utilized Media Planning

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Earned Media/Public Relations Were Used To Promote The Campaign

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Process Evaluation Was Used To Assess Implementation

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Outcome Evaluation Was Used To Assess Effectiveness

WHO Best Practice

Yes

San Marino

N/A

Enforce bans on advertising

Number of Bans on Forms of Direct Advertising0 of a possible 7 bans
Number of Bans on Forms of Indirect Advertising5 of a possible 7 bans
Ad Ban Compliance Percent0% self-rated compliance

Raise Taxes

Excise Tax as a % of Cigarette Price

WHO Benchmark

75% of Retail Price is Excise Tax

San Marino

74% of Retail Price is Excise Tax

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