The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Smoking costs England billions every year

The annual cost of smoking to the National Health Service in England has risen from £1.7 ($US2.9) billion a year in 1998 to £2.7 ($US 4.6) billion this year, according to a recently published report by UK based charity Action on Smoking and Health.

2007 a success for FCA

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) has released its 2007 Annual Report, which shows that growing membership, more support from funders and an increase in staff lead to a very successful year for tobacco control.