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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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97 Organizations Call on UN Human Rights Committee to Address Menthol Tobacco

Quezon City, Philippines: Today, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) and 96 organizations from around the world submitted a report to the Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), an international human rights body made up of independent experts responsible for monitoring the implementation of the International Convention of the

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