The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Tax tobacco to help fight NCDs, FCA tells WHO SEARO

 

Tobacco taxation offers a ‘win-win’ policy option for governments, where raising tobacco taxes will both generate extra revenue and reduce consumption. That was the message FCA delivered to the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia on 9 Sept.

Tobacco industry targets Cameroon kids

Sales outlets next to a schoolThe tobacco industry is using multiple marketing strategies to encourage school children in Cameroon to smoke, a recent report found.