Uruguay’s New Law Leads to Full Compliance With WHO Tobacco Control Guidance

Uruguay has introduced stringent new bans on all forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS), including cigarette displays at point of sale, reports the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. When this legislative upgrade comes into force in August, Uruguay will be fully implementing the World Health Organization’s MPOWER guidelines – which assist countries to build and manage tobacco control.