United against tobacco
25 Oct 2018.
This autumn, the eighth Conference of the Parties (COP) to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO, FCTC) was convened in Geneva, Switzerland. Days later, the very first Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the WHO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (ITP) was also underway in the city. These abbreviations spell trouble for the tobacco industry, and blossoms or butts for those charged with regulating it, including other UN agencies ...