KEY FACTS

Population
Guinea has a population of 12,717,176 according to 2017 statistics from the World Bank

Guinea and the WHO FCTC

Date of FCTC signature: 01 April 2004

Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 07 November 2007

Date of FCTC entry into force: 05 February 2008

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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 30.811.6............... -----
Female 20.0 1.61.4-----0.80.8
Total26.17.1.....-----.....-----

Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017

TAXATION

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

Guinea requires 100% smoke-free environments in some public spaces. Funds are not dedicated for the enforcement of this policy.
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CESSATION

Guinea has a toll-free smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is available in most health facilities in the country.
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HEALTH WARNING

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

Guinea 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

Guinea has legislation or regulation banning most forms of advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products.
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