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Will countries 'walk the talk' to end the tobacco epidemic?

May 30, 2015 8:21:28 PM - asiantribune.com
By Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service (CNS)

Despite unprecedented pressure from tobacco industry to delay, dilute or thwart progress on a range of tobacco control measures globally, considerable achievements have been made by governments over the past years to protect public health. The global tobacco treaty, which was the first corporate-accountability and public health internationally binding treaty of the World Health Organization (WHO), is one major leap forward to move the world towards ending game of tobacco.

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