This paper aims to investigate the extent to which three subgroups – people with mental
health conditions, people belonging to sexual minority and gender groups and Indigenous peoples –
have been ‘‘left behind’’ by countries implementing the World Health Organization’s Framework
Convention on Tobacco Control. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of
Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020 target is to reduce the prevalence of current
tobacco use by 30% in persons aged 15 and older between 2010 and 2025 [...]