The Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control

Long-term, targeted approach to tobacco tax pays dividends

FCA at a seminar at COP6Countries that have adopted policies to raise tobacco taxes substantially, and keep pushing them higher, have been rewarded with higher revenues and spectacular health gains, a review of experience from a number of low- and middle-income countries shows.

Parties must make COP6 decisions immediate priorities

Decisions made at COP6 in Moscow will save hundreds of millions of lives if governments work to implement them immediately, said the Framework Convention Alliance.