World No Tobacco Day is May 31

Plain tobacco packaging backgrounder documentOn May 31, the World Health Organization is marking World No Tobacco Day by calling on countries to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products.

The Partnership works with partners to promote greater integration of tobacco control in cancer control, and we recently prepared a high-level summary of issues related to plain packaging. This overview may be helpful for cancer control partners interested in learning more about plain packaging.

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