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WHO to push for swift implementation of tobacco accord

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 29 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1162
  1. Fiona Fleck
  1. Geneva

    After four years of talk the World Health Organization has adopted a landmark accord to curb deaths and disease from tobacco use but faces an uphill task in ensuring that, to be effective, it is ratified by the 40 signatory states.

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    Dr Jong Wook Lee, incoming director, WHO (see News Extra)


    The framework convention on tobacco control envisages larger health warnings on cigarette packs, tougher laws on tobacco smuggling, new …

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