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Global youths challenge governments to protect them from the tobacco industry

Bangkok, 4 March 2024: Young people from Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Oceania made themselves heard throughout the Tenth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP10) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control that recently concluded in Panama. Calling on governments to represent their best interests, the youth delegates urged Parties to […]

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Thousands of lives and billions of dollars to be saved with smokefree bill passing

13 December 2022 Media Statment: Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall, Associate Minister of Health, New Zealand Today will go down in history as the day the Government guaranteed a healthier, smokefree future for the next generation of New Zealanders, Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall says.   The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Bill,

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