Algeria has a population of 41,318,142 according to 2017 statistics from the World Bank
Algeria and the WHO FCTC
Date of FCTC signature: 20 June 2003
Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 30 June 2006
Date of FCTC Entry into force: 01 February 2006
Specific national government objectives in tobacco control: Yes
National agency or technical unit for tobacco control: Yes
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Prevalence of tobacco use
|Youth tobacco use||Adult tobacco smoking|
|Prevalence (%)||Current tobacco use||Current cigarette smoking||Current smokers||Daily smokers|
Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017
Algeria does not have a toll-free telephone smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is available in some health facilities.
Algeria requires textual health warnings covering 15% front and back of cigarettes. Rotation of these messages is required.
Algeria has specific government objectives for tobacco control as well as a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.
ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP
Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship are prohibited, but there but they are not clearly defined in the law.
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