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The WHO, the where and the why

4th June 2021 | Blog , News analysis |

Advocates for novel tobacco products often get infuriated with the oppositional stance taken by the World Health Organization – but might there be some fair reason behind the WHO’s less-than-enthusiastic view?

Pakistan: prime minister’s withdrawal from webinar reveals tensions over tobacco products

13th May 2021 | Blog , News analysis |

Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan cancelled a few days ago the country’s attendance at an event sponsored by Philip Morris Japan, after health advocates protested violation of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) and amid political tensions on the future of tobacco and smoke-free product regulation. The online webinar – which takes place next week » Continue Reading.