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The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

When writing the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the world’s first public health treaty, the framers looked to human rights accords for inspiration, examples and substantive legal thinking. This ...
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Parallel issues

There are numerous other issues that provide legal or political precedent that can be applied to tobacco and human rights. Environmental issues not directly relevant to tobacco2015 - Federal civil case brou...
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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...
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Tobacco and Human Rights Hub

Advocacy Tools for the Fight for the Right to Health When people think of tobacco, they often think of it as a public health problem, but it is a human rights problem as well. The marketing and sale of t...
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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...