World Tobacco Conference Urges Increased Efforts To Curb Smoking, Tobacco-Related NCDs
Agence France-Presse: Global conference declares all tobacco products harmful
“A global anti-tobacco conference that ended Saturday urged countries to take steps to reduce the consumption of tobacco, which it said was a leading cause of disease and death worldwide. In its final declaration, the 16th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health in Abu Dhabi also called for wider implementation of World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for cutting smoking rates and reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases…” (3/21).
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