Tobacco and international trade agreements, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, have been in the news a lot lately. This Tobacco Control Legal Consortium webinar provides an overview of the controversy over tobacco in international trade and the impact of free-trade tobacco on global public health. Speakers describe the worldwide tobacco problem and the tobacco industry’s historic use of litigation as a tool to thwart global tobacco control efforts. The webinar also provides a brief update on current international tobacco trade litigation.
This webinar has already occurred. Please use the resources below:
- Chris Bostic, Deputy Director for Policy, ASH: Action on Smoking & Health
- Gregg Haifley, Director, Federal Relations, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
- Benn McGrady, Technical Officer (Legal), World Health Organization
- Doug Blanke, Executive Director, Public Health Law Center