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On 10th Anniversary of Tobacco Control Treaty, Nations Are Making Progress and Must Step Up Fight Against World’s Top Preventable Killer

The good news is that countries have demonstrated a strong commitment to taking action. There are now 180 parties to the treaty (179 countries and the European Union). Over the past 10 years, nations have made significant progress in implementing the sci
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 27, 2015 11:35

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control celebrates 10 years

Dr. Vera Silva, head of the Convention Secretariat, said the WHO FCTC has enabled parties to make many significant achievements in tobacco control, with 80 percent of countries having strengthened their tobacco control legislation, increasing the cost of
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 27, 2015 10:27

WHO FCTC celebrates its 10th anniversary

On 27 February 2015, the WHO FCTC will reach the milestone of 10 years since it entered into force: a decade of saving lives. In order to mark the accomplishments of the Parties during this decade, the Convention Secretariat is organizing an event, on the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:08

[New Zealand] 10th anniversary of international tobacco control treaty

Smokefree Coalition wants New Zealanders everywhere to mark the tenth anniversary of an international tobacco control treaty by striking a blow against Big Tobacco.
Voxy (nz)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:08

WHO: Treaty Making Inroads in Global Tobacco Epidemic

But as it observes the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the U.N. agency warns the fight to prevent millions of tobacco-related premature deaths is far from over.
Voice of America (
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39

UN-backed treaty set to mark 10 years of dramatic change in tobacco use worldwide

treaty that aims to achieve a tobacco-free world has dramatically curbed tobacco use worldwide since its entry into force 10 years ago tomorrow, but “the war on tobacco is far from over” with the tobacco industry still spending billions to promote product
UN News Service
added Feb 27, 2015 10:14

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control celebrates 10 years of action to fight tobacco epidemic (PDF)

“The WHO Framework Convention stands out as the single most powerful preventive instrument available to public health,” says Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization. “We know it works. It averts addiction to a deadly product.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:10

MACKAY: The WHO FCTC at 10: making a very big difference

There are challenges ahead in getting the few remaining states which have yet to adopt the treaty to do so; to fully implement the treaty after becoming a Party; to develop and implement multiple protocols, and to provide appropriate funding, especially
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21

YACH: The WHO FCTC at 10: progress has been mixed

Multinationals seek predictability and respectability. The FCTC gave them the first and harm reduction may give them the second. There is no example of a legal consumer goods sector being regulated out of existence.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:16

The FCTC in 2025: what needs to happen in the next decade?

Framing tobacco control as a national development priority will also help get ministries other than health (and their staff and budgets) to contribute to tobacco control. And, as increasing numbers of developing country Parties are demonstrating, allocat
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:18
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