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Pakistan Takes Steps Toward Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic

Pakistan is one of 146 countries that have ratified the global tobacco treaty.

By taking this measure the country is making a great step forward in protecting the health and lives of its citizens from the tobacco epidemic.

Many countries around the world are seeing an increase is disease and death related to tobacco smoking. Hopefully Pakistan’s example will be noted.

Image of Big TobaccoFormally known as the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the treaty aims to reverse the tobacco epidemic by changing the way tobacco corporations operate around the world.