Data Shared at GFN22: The WHO’s Tobacco Control Strategy is a Failure


In line with previously released research, figures shared at the Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) confirm that the WHO’s tobacco control measures continue to fail to achieve their objective and that tobacco harm reduction works.

The ninth edition of Global Forum on Nicotine (#GFN22) was held in Warsaw between June 16th and 18th and was themed “Tobacco harm reduction: here for good.”

GFN, which has taken place in June every year since 2014, and is the only international conference to focus on the role of safer nicotine products in helping people switch away from smoking. Hosting world-leading experts, nicotine consumers and advocates, GFN addresses the scientific, regulatory and policy issues related to safer nicotine products and their crucial role in tobacco harm reduction,” explained the event organisers.

new study launched at the conference highlighted once again that the implementation of the WHO’s tobacco control measures known as MPOWER, was not in any way associated with lower levels of tobacco-related mortality rates in Europe. 

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Diane Caruana – VapingPost – 2022-06-22.

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