The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Bulletin INB2 Issue 76 Wednesday 22 October

Wednesday's issue (76) from the third day of the the second session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) on a Protocol on Illicit Trade in Geneva  is available for download. [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 427.23 KB]

Bulletin INB2 Issue 75 Tuesday 21 October

Tuesday's issue (75) from the second day of the the second session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) on a Protocol on Illicit Trade in Geneva  is available for download. [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 209.61 KB].

Bulletin INB2 Issue 74 Monday 20 October

Monday's issue (74) from the first day of the the second session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) on a Protocol on Illicit Trade in Geneva  is available for download. [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 112.38 KB].

Bulletin Issue 73 October 2008

Bulletin Online out now

The latest issue (73) of the Bulletin Online is available for download.

In this issue Framework Convention Alliance(FCA) director Laurent Hubert outlines the global tobacco control movement’s successes and changes since the first WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control negotiations in 2000. He welcomes new FCA members, and that numbers have now reached more than 350 non government organizations in over 100 countries.

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.