News

13. March 2018

ILO to break up with tobacco funds

The Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) discusses for the third time about breaking ties with tobacco funds.
9. March 2018

Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World

During the 17th Workd Conference on Tobacco or Health, health groups launched the Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World.
26. February 2018

Case Studies on Alternative Livelihoods to Tobacco

These short case studies take a closer look at alternatives to tobacco growing. Are they economically viable? Are they ecologically justifiable? Do they contribute to more social justice?
24. January 2018

Human Rights & Tobacco Control Conference 2018

The Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network (HRTCN) this year conducts a pre-conference to the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, South Africa, to highlight the links between tobacco control and human rights. Register now.
11. December 2017

Secondhand smoke at work: 433,000 deaths

SDG-Factsheet No. 4 shows the health risks for workers inherent in secondhand smoke at workplaces and in working conditions in tobacco growing.