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New WHO Guidelines Aim To Improve Global Tobacco Product Regulation

U.N. News: New U.N. health agency regulation guidelines aim to help countries end ‘reign’ of tobacco industry
“The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday launched new guidelines on the role that tobacco product regulations can play in saving lives by reducing the demand for tobacco and tobacco products — estimated to kill over seven million people annually. … The guide, titled Tobacco product regulation: Building laboratory testing capacity, provides practical and stepwise approaches to implementing tobacco testing relevant to a wide range of countries, especially those with inadequate resources to establish testing facilities…” (3/9).

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