TITLE

WHO holds hearings on tobacco control

AUTHOR(S)
Toma, Tudor
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/21/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7267, p980
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted two days of public hearings on the proposed global tobacco treaty known as the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Comments from the WHO's director general, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland.
ACCESSION #
10184270

 

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