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Could international human rights obligations motivate countries to implement tobacco cessation support?

6 July 2022 By: Benjamin Mason Meier, Martin Raw, Donna Shelley, Chris Bostic, Anahita Gupta, Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy, Laurent Huber, Wiley Online Library Abstract Background and aims The World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) seeks to realize the right to health through national tobacco control policies. However, few states have met their […]

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Tobacco is a major barrier to achieving social justice

18 February 2022 By: Judith Mackay, Source: China Daily When access to certain basic rights, such as good health, education, and fair and equal treatment, has been distributed unevenly or denied to certain groups, the problem becomes an issue of social justice. Social justice may be used to invoke legal rights in corporate accountability efforts,

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FCTC ratification, smoking prevalence, and GDP per capita: lessons for Indonesia and the rest of the world

5 February 2022 By: Abdillah Ahsan, Rifai Afin, Nadira Amalia, Martha Hindriyani, Ardhini Risfa Jacinda & Elisabeth Kramer Source: Globalization and Health Abstract Background Indonesia’s stagnated progress towards tobacco control could be addressed through the implementation of a comprehensive national framework, such as the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCTC). However, national tobacco industry supporters argue

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FCTC Article 2.1 and the next horizon in tobacco policy: Phasing out commercial sales

December 2020 Chris Bostic, Marita Hefler, Guy Muller, Mary Assunta, Tobacco Induced Diseases: Webinars during COP Week 2020Webinar WHO FCTC Article 2.1: The Overlooked Article’s Impact on Endgame In the absence of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people in tobacco control worldwide would have been at the Hague, Netherlands, from 9–14 November for the 9th Conference

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