Global Tobacco Control: Lessons for the U.S.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Sept. 24, 2013, 12 - 1:30
p.m. Central Time
What can the U.S. public health
community learn from the tobacco control experiences of other countries?
This 90-minute webinar will give an overview of key recent tobacco control
accomplishments around the world, highlight the importance of the Framework
Convention on Tobacco Control, and cover the latest progress in implementing
articles of the international tobacco treaty, as well as several recent legal
challenges, including trade disputes. Speakers will discuss examples of
best practices, provide tools and resources for tracking global tobacco
litigation and legislation, and present a case study highlighting Brazil's
recent experiences in prohibiting flavor additives, including menthol, in
Speakers: Chris Bostic,
Deputy Director for Policy at Action on Smoking and Health; Monique Muggli,
Legal Advisor, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' International Legal Consortium;
and Paula Johns,
Executive Director, Alliance for the Control of Tobacco Use, Brazil.
Moderator: Doug Blanke,
Executive Director, Tobacco Control Legal Consortium
For registration information, click here
Source; Tobacco Control Legal Consortium