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Tobacco control factsheet:

An overview of key issues, challenges and approaches to global tobacco control


Press releases:

The Union and University of Aberdeen launch new free toolkit for measuring air quality in hospitality venues

8 August 2016

New study launches index to measure the sustainability of tobacco control programmes

21 April 2016

Strong graphic health warnings now compulsory on tobacco packaging in Myanmar

29 February 2016

New data from cities with high levels of air pollution indicate that air quality inside venues where people smoke is worse than outdoors

27 January 2016

Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

12 August 2015

New study calls for urgent action to integrate anti-smoking strategies into TB, HIV and TB-HIV care
10 August 2015

Uganda passes tobacco control law in line with the world's most stringent policies
28 July 2015

World No Tobacco Day 2015, May 31: The Union calls for international solidarity on tobacco packaging laws
28 May 2015

Liverpool to host the 47th World Conference on Lung Health
19 May 2015

World Conference on Tobacco or Health opens in Abu Dhabi
17 March 2015

16th WCTOH announces new speakers, programme and scientific highlights
3 March 2015

10th anniversary of the WHO FCTC
27 February 2015

HRH Princess Dina Mired, WHO D-G Margaret Chan and Michael R Bloomberg to speak at WCTOH
9 February 2015

Ireland's cigarette bill would protect public health
13 June 2014

Smokefree laws - best practice compliance guide launched to mark World No Tobacco Day 2014
2 June 2014

New study shows tobacco tax reform in Pakistan could lead to half a million users quitting and increase tax revenues by 27.2 billion rupees
27 May 2014

New study shows smoking doubles the risk of recurrent tuberculosis
24 March 2014



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