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The American Society of International Law (ASIL), the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), and ASH are hosting: Tobacco and International Law: Evaluating and Enforcing the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Wednesday, September 16, 2015 6:00-7:30 p.m. ASIL Headquarters, Tillar House (2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW) The world’s first public health treaty, the Framework… Read the full article >

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Criminal Liability and Human Rights Violations

Tobacco products kill more people than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drugs, murders and suicides combined. Left unchecked, tobacco use will kill 1 billion people this century. As one state Supreme Court recently noted, cigarettes likely constitute “the most dangerous product lawfully sold” to consumers. The lethal consequences of smoking have been known to tobacco… Read the full article >

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WNTD: The Nightmare Epidemic Created by Tobacco Marketing

Tobacco is a Deadly Product –         Tobacco kills up to half of its users. –         Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people each year, of whom more than 5 million are from direct tobacco use and more than 600 000 are nonsmokers exposed to second-hand smoke. Unless urgent action is taken, the annual death toll could rise… Read the full article >

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