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Comprehensive tobacco control guidance

On the path to ending smoking: using new funding (DPH Briefing)

This paper has been developed by ASH in partnership with DsPH and Humber and North Yorkshire’s Centre for Tobacco Control Excellence to support local decision making in spending new funding to address smoking. It has been reviewed and endorsed by the Association of Directors of Public Health.

Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control

A high-level statement of support by local authorities which demonstrates commitment to comprehensive tobacco control.

10 high impact actions for local authorities and their partners

Practical guide to the top ten actions local authorities can take to drive down smoking rates and reduce inequalities in their communities.

Strategic guidance for local authorities: The End of Smoking report

Sets out the overarching strategy local authorities should take to reduce smoking rates and achieve the 2030 ambition.

Local Alliances Roadmap

Guidance on how to set up and run a successful alliance developed by ASH in partnership with Fresh.

WHO FCTC Article 5.3 toolkit

Guidance on how to protect public health policies from tobacco industry influence, in line with UK obligations under WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Article 5.3 and its guidelines.

External Links

OHID: CLeaR assessment tool
Guidance for local authorities, public health bodies and the NHS on using ‘deep dive’ self-assessment tools to improve their tobacco control programmes

OHID: Alcohol and drug

Information and other resources to support commissioners, service providers and others providing alcohol and drug interventions.

NICE Guidance: NG209 Tobacco: preventing uptake, promoting quitting and treating dependence