KEY FACTS

Population

Togo has a population of 7,889,094 according to 2018 statistics from the World Bank

Gambia and the WHO FCTC

Date of FCTC signature: 12 May 2004

Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 15 November 2005

Date of FCTC entry into force: 13 February 2006

Prevalence of tobacco use

  Youth tobacco useAdult tobacco smokingAdult cigarette smoking
Prevalence (%) Current tobacco useCurrent cigarette smokingCurrent smokersDaily smokersDaily smokersDaily smokers
Male11.37.411.9----- 9.0-----
Female 4.3 1.20.7-----0.1-----
Total 8.44.8---------- ----------

Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017

TAXATION
Togo has a legislation or regulation requiring some public places to be 100% smoke-free. Others have Designated Smoking Areas.
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SMOKE-FREE POLICY

Togo has a legislation or regulation requiring some public places to be 100% smoke-free. Others have Designated Smoking Areas.
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CESSATION

Togo has a legislation requiring health warnings covering 65% of the front and back of packs of tobacco products. Pictorial warnings are still awaited.
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HEALTH WARNING

Togo has a legislation requiring health warnings covering 65% of the front and back of packs of tobacco products. Pictorial warnings are still awaited.
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COORDINATION MECHANISM

Togo 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

Togo has a legislation or regulation banning the advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products.
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ATCA CSO PARTNERS

  • Alliance Nationale des Consommateurs et de l’Environnement (ANCE-Togo)
  • Association Togolaise de Lutte contre l’Alcoolisme et les Autres Toxicomanies (ATLAT)
  • Environnement Vie et Développement Durable (EVDD)
  • Jeunes volontaires pour le développement (JVE-Togo)
  • Réseau des journalistes pour la lutte antitabac au Togo (REJAT-TOGO)
  • Volontaires en action pour la santé et l’épanouissement (VASE)