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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 learn...
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A human rights approach to tobacco control

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the world. A human rights approach to ending tobacco is unique because it implores or requires governments to protect their citizens by implementing toba...
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Lessons Learned: Smoke-free Air

Only about half of Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Yet, a growing number of foreign countries have achieved complete protection, often in the f...
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Education before Tobacco Profits

The most recent data shows that the tobacco industry spent more than $1 million a day sponsoring events and giveaways that target college students. Tobacco companies heavily target young adults (ages 18 to 21) ...