WHO says tobacco remains threat to life

The World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control has restated the warning that tobacco in all its forms for consumption still remains a threat to life and human well-being.

According to the WHO FCTC, eight million people lose their lives yearly to tobacco either directly or indirectly.

The WHO FCTC Secretary, Sabina Timco, made this known during a press briefing organised by the Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnationals ahead of the Global Tobacco Treaty Intergovernmental Negotiations, which will be held late November in Panama.

During the briefing ahead of the 10th  annual conference, the WHO called for the regularisation of the industry to protect lives.

Read more – https://punchng.com/tobacco-still-major-threat-to-health-says-who/

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