Seychelles has a population of 90,762 according to 2018 statistics from the World Bank
Seyshelles and the WHO FCTC
Date of FCTC signature: 11 September 2003
Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 12 November 2003
Date of FCTC entry into force: 27 February 2005
Prevalence of tobacco use
|Youth tobacco use||Adult tobacco smoking||Adult cigarette smoking|
|Prevalence (%)||Current tobacco use||Current cigarette smoking||Current smokers||Daily smokers||Daily smokers||Daily smokers|
Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017
Seychelles’ tax policy for tobacco products is well aligned with recommendations of the World Health Organisaton (WHO).
Seychelles has a legislation or regulation requiring 100% smoke-free public places, but funds are not dedicated for the enforcement of this policy
Seychelles does not have a toll-free smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is available in the country.
Seychelles has a legislation requiring pictorial warnings covering 50% of the front and back surface area of packs of tobacco products.
Seychelles has specific government objectives for tobacco control as well as a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.
ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP
Seychelles has a legislation or regulation banning most forms of advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products.