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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. Environment2018- The Business and Human Rights Resource Center tracked 14 climate l...
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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 – The United Nations

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 ...
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Global Best Practices

The World Health Organization estimates that tobacco  consumption kills approximately 7 million people per year, and according to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), tobacco costs the world up to...
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Progress in ASH’s Post-2015 Program

We’re almost there. This year, tobacco control was included in several key United Nations (UN) documents that will change our future. We know that mentioning tobacco control and tobacco control treaties in U...

Global Development

Tobacco is an economic threat to individuals, countries and the world. Tobacco use is a major driver of poverty, depriving the world of between 1-2% of its GDP annually. Tobacco use is higher among...