EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF TAX & TAPS MEASURES FOR PREVENTION & CONTROL OF SLT IN SOUTH EAST ASIA REGION (SEAR)
Monitor the SLT industry in India and focus countries, and map the regulatory processes, policies and legislations which govern the SLT industry.
Monitor SLT taxation, compliance to health warnings TAPS regulations for SLT products in India, and support partners in focus countries to collate, document and share good practices in policy implementation with key stakeholders.
Institutionalize mechanisms to regulate SLT by building capacities of government officials at national and state level, and support implementation to achieve stronger compliance to FCTC guidelines and domestic legislation.
Collate and compile evidence on tobacco industry interference in SEAR region and within states of India, and support partners to draft guidelines in line with provisions under Article 5.3.