Spotlight on the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC): Article 5.3 – Tobacco Industry Interference (2008)

The FCTC is the world’s first international public health treaty. It sets out legally binding objectives and principles that countries or organisations such as the European Community (known as Parties) who ratified and thus agreed to implement the Treaty must follow. It aims to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke through evidence-based policies.

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