The World Health Organization (WHO) selects "Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship" as the theme of the next World No Tobacco Day, which will take place on 31 May 2013.
The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, adopted by the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in November 2012.
The Tobacco Free Initiative in the Western Pacific, though the blue ribbon campaign, proposes a mechanism for ministries of health in the Western Pacific Region to recognize and acknowledge the work of its partners in the implementation of Article 8 of the WHO FCTC and its guidelines.
Safe e-cigarettes? Too good to be true
"First developed in China in 2004, e-cigarettes are rapidly gaining popularity. Manufacturers claim e-cigarettes are a safe alternative and an effective treatment for those trying to quit smoking. These claims are another smokescreen."
Who we are
- One third of world's population benefits from effective tobacco control measure
- Tobacco taxation goal is not just to increase revenue
- WHO: ban tobacco advertising to protect young people
- WHO supports World Heritage Sites to go smoke-free
- Malaysia releases its first Global Adult Tobacco Survey
- WHO: stop tobacco industry interference
- WHO hits back at the tobacco industry
- WHO collaborating centre for tobacco control launches in Hong Kong