2021 Food policy Tobacco control

Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Recommendation #25 par. 97 (2021)

Text of the recommendation

97. States should encourage the use of digital technologies to promote healthy lifestyles, including physical and social activity. States should regulate targeted or age-inappropriate advertising, marketing or service designed to prevent children’s exposure to the promotion of unhealthy food and beverages, alcohol, drugs, tobacco and other nicotine products. Such regulations relating to the digital environment should be compatible with and keep pace with regulation in the offline environment.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, General comment No. 25 (2021) on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment, CRC/C/GC/25, (2021), Par. 97. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsqIkirKQZLK2M58RF%2F5F0vEG%2BcAAx34gC78FwvnmZXGFUl9nJBDpKR1dfKekJxW2w9nNryRsgArkTJgKelqeZwK9WXzMkZRZd37nLN1bFc2t