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Learning resources

There are many tools to assist advocates in becoming more well-versed in the area of human rights. Below are some helpful resources. ASH put together this resource as a guide for advocates that would like t...
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Global Mechanisms

This global mechanisms section encompasses official documents including resolutions, statements, letters, and more that pertain to tobacco control and human rights at the international level, but do not fall un...
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Tobacco and Human Rights Basics

This section is designed to be the starting point for advocates new to the nexus between tobacco control and human rights. These resources are intended to give a short overview. If you are interested in learnin...

Action Review: Fourth Quarter Edition 2018

How the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights impacts tobacco For the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), ASH Deputy Director for Policy Chris Bostic...

Action Review: Third Quarter Edition 2018

Over 100 Towns in Sri Lanka Stop Cigarette Sales Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health M...
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ASH History

In the years following the release of the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking, Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) was established by a distinguished body of physicians, attorneys, and other prominent U.S...