Tag - Tobacco Harm

New brief outlines devastating harms from tobacco use and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke during pregnancy and throughout childhood

A new WHO report, Tobacco Control To Improve Child Health And Development, calls for raising awareness among practitioners and policymakers about the importance of strong tobacco control measures for protecting the health and development of children, including banning tobacco advertising, implementing 100% smoke-free environments and raising taxes on tobacco. Exposure to tobacco smoke has devastating...

Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates Says WHO Recommended Ban on Vaping Will Only Create More Smokers

World Health organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) meeting, delayed last year, could be the venue to push a global vape ban in November MANILA, Philippines, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of vapers across Asia could feel forced to return to smoking if a proposal from the World Health Organization (WHO) way on...