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February 4, 2021

The tobacco industry hides the truth about tobacco and cancer

January, 2021

Myanmar: Ministry of Health and Sports guidelines on interactions with the tobacco industry

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar adopted, Directive 91/2020 contains guidance on interactions with “cigar and tobacco product manufacturer, distributor, seller or related person”. …Read more

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

GGTC is tracking the tobacco industry’s tactics during the COVID-19 pandamic. Find the latest findings here.
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Observatories and Monitoring Centers

Fact Sheets

November, 2020

The Role of the WHO FCTC in COVID-19 Responses

Tobacco use carries risk of COVID-19 transmission and leads to worse health outcomes for COVID-19 patients. COVID-19 also endangers those with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for which smoking is a major risk factor…Read more

November, 2020

Tobacco Industry Accountability and Liability in the Time of COVID-19

The tobacco industry must be held to account for health care costs, compensation to victims, corruption, illicit trade, environmental damage, food insecurity, child labor, and more…Read more

September, 2020

How tobacco industry interference hinders the UN sustainable development goals

The tobacco industry’s business is incompatible with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)Read more