About the Authors

Kelley Lee
Centre on Global Change and Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Luiz Carlos Chagas
Independent Researcher – Public Health and Trade Policies, London, United Kingdom

Thomas E. Novotny
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

kelley.lee@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

Kelley Lee and Thomas E. Novotny are on the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KL LCC TEN. Wrote the first draft of the paper: KL. Contributed to the writing of the paper: LCC TEN. Part of the history of the described international negotiation (the FCTC): TEN.