People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
- Published on 30 November 2015
People living in poor countries were exposed to 81 times more tobacco advertisements than those in high-income countries, found a research report released on 1 December.
- Published on 25 November 2015
On 5 October 2015 the world’s largest trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), was signed. It includes 12 countries and applies to roughly 40 percent of the world’s economy. Notably, sections that limit governments’ powers to regulate products have been specifically exempted in the case of tobacco as a result of intense lobbying by civil society*.