Doctors, academics to battle smoking
- Published: 2 Oct 2013 at 08.14
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Doctors and academics have joined forces to form the National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) to strengthen the anti-smoking message.
The alliance was officially launched Tuesday, and announced its first mission was supporting the public health policy to enforce larger health warning images on cigarette packaging.
NATC representative Somsri Pausawasdi, president of the Physicians and Public Health Personnel Network for a Non-Smoking Society, said the formation of the alliance was prompted by a lawsuit launched by tobacco producers against the Public Health Ministry recently.
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