2012 Food policy Tobacco control

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Cyprus par. 41 (2012)

Text of the recommendation

41. The Committee recommends that the State party, taking into account the Committee’s general comment No. 4 (2003) on adolescents health and development in the context of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, systematically collect comprehensive information on the consumption of alcohol and tobacco among children, and take the necessary measures for the effective enforcement of the prohibition of the sale of such products to children. The Committee also recommends that the State party consider prohibiting the advertising of alcohol and tobacco products through television, radio, publications, the Internet and other media commonly accessed by Children and/or adolescents.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined third and fourth periodic report of Cyprus, adopted by the Committee at its sixtieth session (29 May–15 June 2012), CRC/C/CYP/CO/3-4 (2012). Par. 41. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhst6tBMkpDydMOp%2FOldKYSCTxZEEXqMQuMgbGGs5UVhYQ%2Bnm3csYNe2lhLdZR9LbV25V329zXVaI1KT5pQZ3ERfE9o%2BVaQjmjPeADlmN852mR