Responding to reports that Switzerland has reconsidered the support of Philip Morris International at the Dubai World Expo 2020, WHO said that "featuring a …producer of tobacco products and cigarettes — the only product that is known to kill half of its consumers - goes against the theme" of next year's expo in the United Arab Emirates, namely "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future".
Swiss Govt’s decision to end tobacco deal is a welcome move: WHO
In a statement, WHO insisted that tobacco addiction linked to the industry’s “aggressive marketing” of its products causes “suffering and millions of deaths each year”.
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