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China Has Doubled Tobacco Production Since The Signing Of A World Health Organization Agreement To Curb Tobacco
The World Health Organization is all but ignored in China, it seems, as tobacco production has almost doubled in the 10 years since China signed a WHO convention to curb tobacco.
Dec 5, 2013 International Business Times
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[Turkmenistan] Tobacco-free Europe achievable: day 1 of Ashgabat conference on noncommunicable diseases
On the first day of the Ashgabat conference on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), participants considered the impact of NCDs on development and the challenges they pose to health systems, and discussed the proposed Ashgabat declaration, committing countrie
Dec 3, 2013 World Health Organization (WHO)
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the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region pledged to accelerate their efforts to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) by signing the Ashgabat Declaration during the WHO Ministerial Conference on the Prevention a
Dec 4, 2013 World Health Organization (WHO)
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Cigarette production in China has almost doubled since the nation signed a landmark international agreement to curb tobacco, meaning that the nation is only paying lip service to tobacco control legislation, according to a new report. The report, Tobacc
Dec 5, 2013 Global Times (cn)
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Dear Ambassador Froman: We seek your explicit commitment that the U.S. will not propose or agree to any provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) that would undermine the domestic sovereign rights of participating countries to adopt or
Dec 5, 2013 ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
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A strong and comprehensive approach to the WHO FCTC has shown that tough laws work •• therein lies the key to saving lives.
Dec 6, 2013 World Health Organization (WHO)
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Last month, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the case of Burrage v. United States. The case focuses on a federal law that requires a mandatory sentence for a drug dealer if “death or serious injury” results from drugs they sold. During oral arguments
Dec 4, 2013 ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
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The video had me interested at the beginning, but it wasn't until 3:35 and the story of "Smokey Joe" that my eyes widened. I know it's easy to get pessimistic, but watch this clip all the way through for the good news. Be critical, not cynical.
Dec 5, 2013 Upworthy.com
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3. What do you most often wish you could say to patients, but don't? If you continue to smoke, I would prefer that you see another physician.
Dec 5, 2013 MedPage Today
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• I can determine the added cost of tobacco users and decide whether the company will subsidize the cost. (The tobacco surcharge varies by state, but the A.C.A. mandates a maximum surcharge of 50 percent. I could not find a list of surcharges by state, bu
Dec 5, 2013 New York Times Blogs
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