THE WORLD Health Organisation has released a draft treaty text providing the basis for the final stage of the negotiations of a Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Assembled by WHO Brazilian Ambassador Luiz Felipe de Seixas Correa, Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body on the convention, it highlights areas of potential agreement on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, black-marketeering, taxes, and international cooperation in agricultural diversification and financial resources.

The draft will be considered ...

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