Towards breathing clean air in Chennai – a smoke-free city case study

WHO smoke-free city case study

Publication details

Editors: WHO
Number of pages: 19
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English



Motivated by national legislation, the civil society in Chennai organised under the banner of Smoke-free Chennai. It has worked with the Chennai City Corporation to implement a smoke-free policy within the City and to promote Chennai as a smoke-free city. This case study examines Chennai’s smoke-free agenda and how it has been implemented. It discusses the impact of the law and lessons learned.