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Canada pushes for strong global tobacco treaty

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7245.1296/b (Published 13 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1296
  1. Tudor Toma
  1. Toronto

    Canada is pushing for a strong global tobacco treaty that will serve as a legal instrument to stop the tobacco epidemic, Garfield Mahood, executive director of the Canadian-based Non-Smokers' Rights Association, told the American Thoracic Association Congress in Toronto last week.

    The treaty, known as the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, was initiated by the World Health Organization …

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