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Latest news on Defeating Tobacco Industry Interference

24 March 2021

WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco Calls for Strengthening Tobacco Control and Prohibiting Spitting in Public Places

22 March 2021

Senators hit ‘ridiculous’ DOH plan to bar some industries from buying vaccines

19 March 2021

Policy decision regarding vape should be well informed, say traders

A total of 153 members of parliament in Bangladesh in an unprecedented letter to the prime minister last week asked for a ban on vape, also known as e-cigarette, products….Read more

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

GGTC is tracking the tobacco industry’s tactics during the COVID-19 pandamic. Find the latest findings here.
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Observatories and Monitoring Centers

Fact Sheets

November, 2020

The Role of the WHO FCTC in COVID-19 Responses

Tobacco use carries risk of COVID-19 transmission and leads to worse health outcomes for COVID-19 patients. COVID-19 also endangers those with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for which smoking is a major risk factor…Read more

November, 2020

Tobacco Industry Accountability and Liability in the Time of COVID-19

The tobacco industry must be held to account for health care costs, compensation to victims, corruption, illicit trade, environmental damage, food insecurity, child labor, and more…Read more

September, 2020

How tobacco industry interference hinders the UN sustainable development goals

The tobacco industry’s business is incompatible with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)Read more