Journal article

Reported awareness of tobacco advertising and promotion in China compared to Thailand, Australia and the USA.

L Li, H-H Yong, R Borland, GT Fong, ME Thompson, Y Jiang, Y Yang, B Sirirassamee, G Hastings, F Harris

Tobacco Control | BMJ Publishing Group | Published : 2009


BACKGROUND: China currently does not have comprehensive laws or regulations on tobacco advertising and promotion, although it ratified the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in October 2005 and promised to ban all tobacco advertising by January 2011. Much effort is needed to monitor the current situation of tobacco advertising and promotion in China. OBJECTIVE: This study aims to examine levels of awareness of tobacco advertising and promotion among smokers in China as compared to other countries with different levels of restrictions. METHODS: One developing country (Thailand) and two developed countries (Australia and the USA) were selected for co..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The research reported in this paper was supported by grants P50 CA111236 and R01 CA100362 (Roswell Park Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center) from the US National Cancer Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (045734), Canadian Institutes for Health Research (57897 and 79551), National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (265903 and 450110), Cancer Research UK (C312/A3726), Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative (014578), Center for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation, National Cancer Institute of Canada/Canadian Cancer Society and Thai Health Promotion Foundation.