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Head Of WHO FCTC Secretariat Discusses Tobacco Industry Interference In Control Efforts

U.N. News: U.N.-led tobacco control advocates denounce ‘increasingly vicious’ industry interference
“Tobacco giants are adopting new ways and ‘disguises’ to push their products, noxious both for people and the environment, and interfere with government efforts to regulate the sale and use of tobacco, the head of the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC, the United Nations-led tobacco control treaty, has told U.N. News. The WHO FCTC, which stands for the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, is the only U.N. global health treaty that advocates for the control of tobacco production, sale and use, to reduce its harmful impacts…” (10/4).

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