Tobacco industry attempts to undermine Article 5.3 and the “good governance” trap

@article{Smith2009TobaccoIA,
  title={Tobacco industry attempts to undermine Article 5.3 and the “good governance” trap},
  author={K E Smith and Anna B Gilmore and Gary Jonas Fooks and Jeff Collin and Heide Weishaar},
  journal={Tobacco Control},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={509 - 511}
}
The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control1 (FCTC), which has now been ratified by 166 countries, is the first global public health treaty to be developed by the World Health Organization and represents a crucial milestone for tobacco control. In recognition of systematic, often covert tobacco industry efforts to undermine tobacco control policy, Article 5.3 of the FCTC specifically requires that, “in setting and implementing their public health policies with respect to tobacco control… 

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