THE WORLD Health Organisation has claimed that national governments have a duty under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, to introduce tough anti-smoking regulations, that would hinder tobacco companies from marketing product to young people and prevent them from being exposed to passive smoking.

Its proposals come in a report "Tobacco and the Rights of the Child," which also calls on national governments to take action against tobacco companies where there is evidence that they have been "implicated" in ...

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