KEY FACTS

Population

Mali has a population of 19,077,690 according to 2018 statistics from the World Bank

Mali and the WHO FCTC

Date of FCTC signature: 23 September 2003

Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 19 October 2005

Date of FCTC entry into force: 17 January 2006

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Prevalence of tobacco use

  Youth tobacco useAdult tobacco smokingAdult cigarette smoking
Prevalence (%) Current tobacco useCurrent cigarette smokingCurrent smokersDaily smokersDaily smokersDaily smokers
Male 23.117.4 ----------24.521.6
Female 8.82.5 ----------2.71.7
Total16.61.411.3-----10.89.1

Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017

TAXATION
Mali’s tax policy for tobacco products is not aligned with recommendations of the World Health Organisaton (WHO).
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SMOKE-FREE POLICY

Mali does not have any legislation or regulation requiring 100% smoke-free environments. Smoking is not regulated in the country.
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CESSATION
Mali does not have a toll-free smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is available in some parts of the country.
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HEALTH WARNING

Mali has a legislation or regulation requiring textual health warning covering 30% of the front and backs of packs of tobacco products.
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COORDINATION MECHANISM

Mali has specific government objectives for tobacco control as well as a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.
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ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP

Mali has a legislation or regulation banning some forms of advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products.
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ATCA CSO PARTNERS

  • Regroupement pour la Défense des Consommateurs du Mali (REDECOMA)
  • ONG- Mouvement Malien pour la Promotion de la Jeunesse
  • SOS Tabagisme Mali
  • Afrique contre le tabac (ACONTA) Mali
  • Association de lutte contre le tabac, l’alcool, les stupéfiants et pour la promotion des actions en santé au MALI (Alutas Mali)
  • Visa pour un développement intégré (VID)
  • Association de lutte contre le tabagisme et l’alcoolisme (ALUCTA)