People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
- April 22, 2011
Throughout the world our members work hard in the fight for tobacco control.
• Australia announces its proposed design and legislation for plain packaging – making it the first country in the world to implement plain packaging;
• The Ukraine adopts a law to have picture warnings on all cigarette packages by October next year;
• Bangladesh discusses the importance of installing smoke-free signs in public places and public transport; and
• Bangladesh sports, government and anti-drug groups promote the message that non-smokers are healthy and fit, and that all playgrounds and sports ground should be smoke-free.
View images of these activities with their captions on Flickr or watch the image slideshow below. Click on an image to see its full caption.
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Have you got a great picture from a recent tobacco control activity in your country? Then please send it to us and we’ll try to include it in our next online picture slideshow. It’s a great way to promote your organisation’s good work, and get the word out about tobacco control.
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