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Publications

Click here to read the Report Here Policy Papers ASH works hard to inform and educate policy makers and the public about tobacco prevention and the tobacco industry. A number of informative policy pa...
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Dirty Money

Why charities should not let Big Tobacco use them for marketing. Earlier this month, a journalist caused a stir among health charities by publicizing the fact that the American Red Cross accepts donations fro...
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A Winnable Battle

The CDC identifies reducing tobacco as a “Winnable Battle” because tobacco is a public health priority with “large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them.” For ASH, the a...
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US FCTC Implementation Guide

Click here to read the guide U.S. NO LONGER LEADS IN TOBACCO WARS American Efforts to Cut Tobacco Use Fall Behind Those Abroad The United States, once a leader in public health measures on tobacco, is fal...
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WHO FCTC: The Challenge of Implementation

By Al Munzer Chair, Board of Trustees, Action for Smoking and Health (ASH) The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was developed in response to globalisation of the tobacco epidemic, and has ...
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What is the FCTC?

The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is the world’s first global public health treaty. It is also the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and is one ...
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FCA Video Highlights Tobacco Epidemic

A billion people will be killed by tobacco this century. It has been estimated that the tobacco industry makes approximately $6,000 for every death. This must stop! The tobacco treaty is among one of the best t...