“Tobacco company strategies include promoting limited and highly selective information about minimally described and downplayed harms caused by their products, presenting themselves as responsible corporate citizens seeking solutions, and claiming altruism and innocence by association…
Now more than ever, the industry seeks the credibility of association with reputable scientists and organisations, so that it can present itself as part of the solution to a problem it has created and continues to promote, while fiercely opposing evidence-based action to reduce smoking and its harms…”
Published 9 September 2020. https://doi.org/10.17061/phrp3032018
Citation: Daube M. WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control – time for a civil society equivalent? Public Health Res Pract. 2020;30(3):e3032018.