World No Tobacco Day 2020 Highlights Youth Exploitation by the Tobacco Industry


Jones A. How Big Tobacco uses disruptive tactics to deny child rights to be tobacco-free. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Volume 24, Number 5, 1 May 2020, pp. 470-476(7).

For this review, searches were conducted between 2015 and 2019 for articles in English referring to tobacco industry tactics that harm child health rights….

The analysis reveals that the tobacco industry delays interventions to protect children by expanding its use of allied front groups, flooding markets with novel products and disrupting tobacco control policies. To combat this approach, stakeholders in health need to reclaim the child health agenda.”
Stephen Hamann

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