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[Asia, India] Global gov'ts: Make tobacco firms liable for smoking harm

adopted a declaration in which they also vowed to prohibit or regulate the sale of e-cigarettes... The declaration cautioned governments against efforts by big tobacco companies to dilute health policies, subvert measures to restrict tobacco sales and und
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2016 16:44
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[Asia, India] Will ENDS justify the means?

The global anti-tobacco conference’s move to allow member nations to prohibit or restrict sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems provokes an outcry from harm reduction experts. The global anti-tobacco conference winded down on Saturday toeing a ha
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Cutting down on passive smoking

Efforts should also be made to raise public awareness, particularly among children, about the dangers of active and passive smoking. Schools, local governments, communities and the media should strive to establish programs to effectively convey the heal
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 14, 2016 15:25
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette prohibition will be a huge mistake: Experts

"Much of the campaign against e-cigarettes has been driven by emotion and ideology, not evidence," said Riccardo Polosa, Director of the Institute for Internal and Emergency Medicine at University of Catania in Italy. Several studies have, in fact, shown
Times of India
added Nov 15, 2016 20:35
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[Asia, China] E-cigarette Maker Shenzhen S-Body Electronics Technology Announces Launch of New Atomizer Sunog and Mod C2D2 English

S-BODY's new atomizer, Sunog, comes with push and press function on the top which simplifying the job of refilling e-liquids. Sunog provides one single coil , four finished atomizer coils as well as a RBA coil. The maximum power of the four finished atom
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2016 22:10
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[Asia, China] Landmark Smoke-Free Law in Shanghai Will Reduce Smoking, Save Lives

Shanghai’s decision will be felt around the world – as a shining example of what cities of any size can do to address the world’s leading cause of preventable death. Shanghai’s new law requires 100 percent smoke-free restaurants, bars, workplaces and publ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Asia, India] Tools for mobilizing resources for FCTC implementation

As we approach the closing ceremony we all may want to start thinking about how COP7 decisions will improve tobacco control work at national level. Decisions requesting action on resource mobilisation are likely to be considered among the most important
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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[Africa, Asia, Cambodia] FARMERS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF TOBACCO (PDF)

CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO GROWING VIOLATES CHILDREN’S’ RIGHTS / BIDI ROLLING: TRAPPED A IN CYCLE OF SILENCE / ALTERNATIVE CROPS PROVIDE A BETTER FUTURE FOR TANZANIAN TOBACCO FARMERS / HEALTH SACRIFICED IN TOBACCO FARMING IN BANGLADESH
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 11, 2016 22:21
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[Asia, India] Experts oppose any move to prohibit e-cigarette

A group of experts today raised concerns over any move to prohibit e-cigarette, saying such a development can harm millions of people globally. They claimed there were widespread rumour in social media that delegations of a few countries with little or
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Asia, India] #FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ at the UN’s #WHO tobacco control meeting

The official reason cited was that some of the public spectators might have ties to the tobacco industry. But independent observers such as economist Roger Bate say the UN outfit “has made clear that journalists, the public, the affected parties — pretty
EU Reporter
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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