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Last month, I attended the Global Tobacco Briefing hosted by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and World Lung Foundation, as invited by my daughter Victoria Seng, an associate specialist with ACS’s Cancer Action Network (CAN) here in Washington.
Listening to global experts shed light on the health and economics that the tobacco industry would rather we not know was a real eye-opener for me during the morning National Press Club briefing.
Suffice to say, tobacco companies prolong preventable epidemics in cancer, heart disease and other conditions by exploiting trade agreements and abusing local legal systems throughout the world. (more…)