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Banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship - What you need to know

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 16
Publication date: May 2013
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/NMH/PND/13.1



In its attempt to sell as many tobacco products as possible, the tobacco industry uses a great variety of direct and indirect approaches with the aim, effect or likely effect of promoting a tobacco product or tobacco use. This brochure, published on World No Tobacco Day 2013, calls for action to free people from the manipulation of the tobacco industry and to ban all forms of tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

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