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WHO Chief Wants to Put Tobacco Industry 'Out of Business'

The director-general of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that she would like to see all tobacco companies shut down. Dr. Margaret Chan, speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, told delegates that "it's going to be a tough fight. We should not give up until we make sure the tobacco industry goes out of business." Chan said cigarette companies use all kinds of tactics to try to undermine anti-tobacco laws around the world, including...

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