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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Tobacco-Free Generation Law

Media Contact: Megan Manning ManningM@ash.org (202) 390 – 9513 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Tobacco-Free Generation Law Brookline has banned the sale of tobacco to anyone born this century WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 8, 2024 – In a decision that is likely to spur similar laws in other towns, the

Perfection Versus Progress: Malaysia’s Generational End Game Bill

There are only two examples of the Tobacco-Free Generation (TFG) policy in the world – Balanga City, Philippines (the law is enjoined pending a tobacco industry lawsuit) and Brookline, Massachusetts (not enjoined but also being sued by the industry). This represents a population of around 160,000; not a terribly large

Finally, the beginning of a paradigm shift that will phase out tobacco use entirely!

Guest Author: Richard A. Daynard University Distinguished Professor of Law President, Public Health Advocacy Institute Northeastern Univeristy School of Law On November 19, 2020 the representative town meeting of the Town of Brookline, Massachusetts voted 139 – 78 to delete references to persons under 21, and add six new words,

Academic articles

This is a non-exhaustive list of scholarly writings on the subjects of tobacco control and human rights. General Human Rights Articles What is a Human-Rights Based Approach to Health and does it Matter? 2008- Leslie London A human rights approach to health is critical to address growing global health inequalities.

Regional Mechanisms

In addition to global mechanisms and international human rights treaty bodies, there are several regional bodies. They are responsible for the human rights in their respective regions, and therefore, can be very useful for advocates living and working in those regions. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) The Inter-American Commission