Published in Heart Disease Weekly, August 31st, 2003
Urging member states to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as quickly as possible to prevent further loss of lives from tobacco-related diseases, WHO Director-General Lee Jong-wook told the 12th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Helsinki, Finland, that the convention's obligations were not the optimum.
Minimum FCTC obligations include prominent health warnings on tobacco packages that should take up...
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