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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40

[Asia-pacific, Latin America] The Pacific Alliance, a threat to tobacco control? Analysis of an “under the radar” trade pact

The PA (currently PA countries are Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), representing a market of over 200 million people, is actively engaged in exploring trade partnerships with TPP countries... Tobacco control community needs to take the offensive in mon
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:15

[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Secrecy over costs in Philip Morris plain packaging case stokes TPP fears

Coalition refuses to reveal how much tobacco giant’s investor-state dispute settlement bid cost... The federal government ... was ordered to disclose it by the information commissioner this year. NXT senator Rex Patrick said the Department of Health lod
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:11

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] LOOK: New graphic health warnings on tobacco products starting 2018

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the law mandates changing the templates every two years because smokers eventually become 'immune' to the graphic health warnings
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:50

[Asia-pacific] US charity hails Vietnam for trying to stub out tobacco use

Vietnam’s health ministry received global recognition on Wednesday for its efforts to end the use of tobacco, which is killing millions of people worldwide every year. The ministry was among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global
added Mar 8, 2018 15:08

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH told to ensure cigarette packs have new graphic warnings

Tobacco control advocates have called on the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that tobacco products would be showing new graphic health warnings on the negative effects of smoking by March 3. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) and
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 5, 2018 16:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group reminder: Put new graphic warnings on tobacco packaging

Health advocates reminded the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that the new graphic health warnings (GHW), showing the harmful effects of smoking, should appear on all tobacco packaging. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) said that
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:22

[Asia-pacific] Are cigarettes too affordable for China’s young people?

China can keep children from smoking by raising tobacco taxes continuously to maintain a minimum per-packet retail price of 20 yuan (HK$24.62, US$3.15), according to a survey by the University of International Business and Economics.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Luczon: Burning questions in tobacco control

despite all this, its implementation remains a challenge. Even the owner of that store in Cogon still sells cigarette sticks and even in cases. This is a reality that is still lamented by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines, A
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:59
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