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The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control at 10 : its power for global health and development in the 21st century – by Jonathan Liberman

August 5, 2014

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On 27 February 2015, it will be ten years since the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) entered into force. At its upcoming sixth session, to be held in October, the treaty’s governing body, its Conference of the Parties (COP), will consider how the treaty’s impact might be assessed. In this article, Jonathan Liberman, Director of the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, argues that the Convention carries great legal and political power for global health and development, it just needs to be used properly. […]

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