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The Union's executive director, José Luis Castro, issued a call to action on WNTD 2015.

Highlighting the new challenges presented by the tobacco industry's aggressive legal battles against public health policy, new products like e-cigarettes and the struggle for adequate resources, he called on public health professionals to focus on the difficult work ahead.

He also outlined The Union's progress in tobacco control over the last decade, and encouraged perseverance -- to advance this vital work for improving lung health worldwide.

The full statement is available to read here.


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