July 7, 2011
11:15 am

Statement by Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regarding WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2011

Today’s World Health Organization (WHO) Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2011 documents that in the past two years, more than 1 billion people around the world have been newly protected by tobacco control interventions, including mass media campaigns, graphic health warnings, and smoke-free policies. In addition, there has been significant progress toward protecting children and adults from tobacco in countries throughout the world.

This article originally appeared here: https://tools.cdc.gov/api/embed/downloader/download.asp?m=132608&c=307869. The source website for this article is CDC Newsroom Feed.
The original publication date for this article is July 7, 2011 4:15 pm

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