Supply vs. demand? The political economy of trade, tobacco farming and tobacco control in Sub-Saharan Africa
Tobacco use remains one of the major public health issues worldwide. The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is a binding international treaty with recommended actions member states should take to reduce tobacco consumption.
Challenges to implement the FCTC have been most striking in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with little prior history of tobacco control policies. Compounding these challenges are: