OCTOBER 2015
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Tobacco control in SDGs!

On 25 October the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, which include tobacco control.

Fight against NCDs endorsed

Tobacco control (TC) is included in the SDGs as a tool to fight the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
 

Welcome new Board members

Three new members will join FCA's board in January 2016.
 

The SDGs include tobacco control: so what's next?


It's up to all of us to make sure governments make tobacco control a priority.
 

Lessons learned getting TC into countries' development plans

Read what tobacco control advocates in Latin America learned during a recent project.
 

Affordability should be an SDGs indicator

Governments' efforts to keep cigarette prices high will demonstrate their commitment to ending the tobacco epidemic.
 

Tobacco control protected in trade deal

The world's largest trade agreement, signed on 5 October, states that corporations will not be able to challenges governments' tobacco control measures. This is a huge achievement!
 

International cooperation

Days after world leaders adopted the SDGs, the tobacco control community joined hands to share lessons about what is working. 
 
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