08 June 2010 -- World No Tobacco Day 2010 draws particular attention to female smokers. Women and girls are a major target for the tobacco industry.
26 February 2010 -- The fifth anniversary of world’s first global public health treaty, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control provides a time to reflect on its achievements.
11 December 2009 -- This episode focuses on the damage caused by second-hand smoke, and what some countries are doing to mitigate its harmful effects.
2 June 2009 -- WHO is urging that governments require tobacco companies to put pictures on their products to make people aware of the sickness and suffering caused by tobacco use.
26 September 2008 -- WHO says there is no evidence that the electronic cigarette helps smokers to quit smoking. WHO this week asked manufacturers and marketers to stop their unproved therapy claims.
28 July 2008 -- New funding announced to expand the fight against the growing use of tobacco products, specifically in the developing world.
11 February 2008 -- WHO releases the first comprehensive analysis of tobacco use and efforts to control the tobacco epidemic.