International Tobacco Prevention Press Releases

2 de Febrero de 2016

Trade Reps to Sign Trans-Pacific Partnership with Historic Tobacco Control Provision on World Cancer Day

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will join 11 other trade ministers in Auckland, New Zealand, this week to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement that for the first time includes a provision that protects the right of participating nations to adopt public health measures to reduce tobacco use and prevents tobacco companies from using the TPP to launch legal attacks on such measures.

5 de Diciembre de 2014

Report Emphasizes Need for U.S. to Act on Global Chronic Disease Burden

Following is a statement from John R. Seffrin, CEO of the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), about the Council on Foreign Relations report, “The Emerging Global Health Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries,” which was issued today.