Rapidly growing metropolises like Beijing, Jakarta and Ho Chi Minh City are struggling to protect residents against tobacco. Life-saving policies in rich countries may be partially to blame.
South Africa's proposed new tobacco laws will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country.
Health has secured its place as one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. But without clear mechanisms to report, finance or engage other sectors, could more end up as less?