25. May 2018
Governments have the duty, as well as the right, to protect their citizens from the tobacco industry because the continued production and marketing of tobacco products violates rights from seedbed to butts, including child labor, workers' rights and the human rights to health and life.
26. February 2018
These short case studies take a closer look at alternatives to tobacco growing. Are they economically viable? Are they ecologically justifiable? Do they contribute to more social justice?
24. January 2018
The Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network (HRTCN) this year conducts a pre-conference to the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, South Africa, to highlight the links between tobacco control and human rights. Register now.
26. October 2017
Press release of the Framework Convention Alliance: On 1 November 2017, delegates of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) will be asked to vote to extend their partnership with the tobacco industry. This proposal comes despite recommendations from the UN Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC).
14. September 2017
123 organizations from around the globe publish an open letter to Philip Morris International (PMI) demanding that they immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes.
7. September 2017
On the occasion of the International Literacy Day, we publish our third SDG-Factsheet and focus on Sustainable Development Goal 4 ("Quality Education for All").
20. July 2017
While Philip Morris International (PMI) publicly offers the world a smokefree future the corporation works hard in secrecy to hinder public health policies.
23. May 2017
Action on Smoking and Health and Unfairtobacco agree with the Danish Institute of Human Rights (DIHR) that Philip Morris International (PMI) should cease “the production and marketing of tobacco.”
28. May 2012
On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day Unfairtobacco.org releases the study Alternative Livelihoods to Tobacco. Approaches & Experiences.
18. April 2012
Big Tobacco now mimes a socially responsible business company and puts its yellowy discolored finger in the ACTA-pie. The tendency is clear: tobacco industry more and more uses international treaties to put governments under pressure.
30. March 2012
The World Conference on Tobacco or Health has brought many new ideas, giving renewed impetus to the work of Unfairtobacco.org. The only drawback was that the conference declaration failed to make an important statement of solidarity towards tobacco farmers.
21. March 2012
2011 is the first year- since the inception of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005- which has not been dominated by negotiation processes.
6. March 2012
The article criticizes the way how global corporations disguise this process intuitively following their ingrained pattern of euphemism in dealing with global disasters.
20. February 2012
Unfairtobacco sent a representative to the third meeting of the WHO’s working group on sustainable alternatives to tobacco growing.