People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
- Published on 30 October 2014
In October 2014, most of the world’s countries gathered for a meeting about the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). At this meeting, generally known as COP6 (for Sixth Session of the Conference of the Parties) delegates adopted guidelines for the implementation of the FCTC article that deals with tobacco taxes, Article 6.
- Published on 12 October 2014
Countries that have adopted policies to raise tobacco taxes substantially, and keep pushing them higher, have been rewarded with higher revenues and spectacular health gains, a review of experience from a number of low- and middle-income countries shows.