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Countries asked to reject measures that will deprive billion smokers of better alternatives

An Asia-Pacific civil society group asked the member countries of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global treaty on tobacco control to reject prohibitionist measures that will deprive a billion smokers of access to less harmful alternatives such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. “We are calling on all member states who will be attending the 10th FCTC Conference of Parties on November 20-25 in Panama City to reject prohibitionist proposals contained in COP 10 Provisional Agenda items 6.1 to 6.4 that will just further contribute to millions more of unnecessary deaths from smoking,” [...]

September 19, 2023 by