WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation
Report on the Scientific Basis of Tobacco Product Regulation: Fourth Report of a WHO Study Group
Technical Report Series, No 967
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241209670 ISBN-10    9241209674
Order Number    11000967
Price    CHF    30.00 / US$    36.00 Developing countries:    CHF    21.00
English     2012        88   pages
This report presents the conclusions reached and recommendations made by the members of the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation at its sixth meeting, during which it reviewed two background papers specially commissioned for the meeting and which dealt, respectively, with the following two themes.

1. toxic elements in tobacco and in cigarette smoke
2. the basis for a regulatory framework to reduce the dependence potential of tobacco products

The Study Group s recommendations in relation to each theme are set out at the end of the section dealing
with that theme; its overall recommendations are summarized in section 4.