NEWS AND EVENTS - INTERNATIONAL NEWS
YOU know we are living in confusing times when a product that kills six million people every year is offered as an alternative to its illicit counterpart.

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Opinion: Tobacco Companies Will Not Bring About Sustainable Development
March 05, 2019: Tobacco companies — both leaf-buying firms and transnationals that transform tobacco leaf into cigarettes and other tobacco products — are typically highly profitable and create strong supply chains. This has led to some in the development community viewing them as potential partners in promoting the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. 
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SECOND-HAND SMOKE KILLS


Tobacco companies continue to misrepresent the evidence on the health effects of SHS exposure and even claim that WHO has concluded that SHS is not dangerous. In fact, WHO has consistently concluded the opposite: SHS kills.

Protection from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. Policy recommendations, WHO

Countries stand shoulder to shoulder fighting "Big Tobacco"