People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
Daily Bulletins from the fifth Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) on a Protocol on the Illict Trade in Tobacco, 29 March-4 April 2012
Inside this issue: Meeting of minds (page 1), Kenya reforms raise tobacco taxes 25 percent (2), Transparency obligations must apply to entire protocol (3), Why ‘legally binding and enforceable agreements’ should be deleted (4).
Inside: Counterfeiting: resisting the pressure to use a public health protocol to defend intellectual property rights (page 1); France : Députés lobbyistes de
l’industrie du tabac (2); A concurrent COP and MOP, imagined (3); Big Tobacco’s ‘get out of jail free’ card (4).
Inside: Congratulations! (Now you’ll have to work even harder) (page 1); In BAT ’s own words: contraband has declined (2); It seemed like a good idea when we signed… (2); Refuser l’assistance de l’Industrie du tabac dans la lutte contre le commerce illicite du tabac ! (3); Thank you CIPRET - Genève for supporting the Death Clock at the INBs (4)