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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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Regional Human Rights

In addition to the international human rights 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 l...
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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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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 t...
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Legal Events

The American Society of International Law ( ASIL), the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network ( ACS CAN), and ASH hosted: Tobacco and International Law: Evaluating and Enforcing the Framework Conventio...
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We’re Almost There!

In the past two and half years, ASH has been working to ensure that tobacco control is included in the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals are being created to set countries’ development ag...
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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...
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Write to Ambassador Samantha Power

If you think tobacco control is an important issue and should be included in the post-2015 development agenda, use this template letter to send to US Ambassador Samantha Power. The letter explains the advantage...
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Real Talk Tobacco

ASH has launched it's video blog series to decode everything happening in the tobacco control public health field. From trade to development, you will soon be able to find your answer here as Shana Narula break...
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Global Development Resources

Why A UN Financing Conference Should Matter to You Make the SDGs Famous A Development Challenge the World Can Overcome Action Agenda for Sustainable Development ASH Comments on GC Report AS...

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...