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[Asia, India] Why parties should embrace implementation review

A key ingredient to this rapid spread of FCTC-grounded policies was the guidelines process. Hashing out the details of policy recommendations on these issues, in working groups and then at COP sessions, may have seemed like frustrating, hard work at the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:01

[Asia] Vaping Is Not the Solution, WHO Warns China’s Smokers

they might just substitute one evil with another, the World Health Organization warned... Ahead of Singles’ Day on Nov. 11, China’s top holiday for online shopping, internet vendors are promoting deals...with ads saying, “Big smoke,” “No oil leak,” and “L
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:29

[Asia, India] The WHO can’t hide prohibition aim

(‘COP7’), taking place this week in Greater Noida, India, Parties are discussing a WHO report recommending the excessive regulation of next generation products such as e-cigarettes with the hidden aim of prohibition still clearly in its sights.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:25

[Asia, Nepal, Thailand] India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products

India jumped to third rank from its previous position of 136 in the list of countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products, according to a report released on Thursday. The report said that India has moved to the third position out of 20
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:31

[Asia, India] Public, media to be kept at bay from WHO's tobacco meet

After the first day came to an end, seventh Convention of Parties (COP7) arrived at a consensus to keep media and public out of the meeting... tobacco companies had obtained entry under the 'Public', and were seated in plenary session at the main hall on
DNA India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 17:30

[Asia, India] Vapers urge WHO to back safer products for smokers

Vapers on Wednesday called on the World Health Organisation to allow the world's one billion smokers to have equal access to safer alternatives to cigarettes such as the electronic cigarettes they smoke. The call came in the wake of meetings between WHO
Zee News (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 17:16

[Asia, India] WHO convention calls for monitoring waterpipe tobacco use

PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:20

[Asia, Turkey] Smoking at work cause for dismissal

The Supreme Court of Appeals found a firm that fired a worker for smoking cigarettes in the restroom to be lawful, annulling a lower court's decision to reinstate the person. A laborer in the western province of Manisa was fired without compensation fro
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Nov 10, 2016 01:04

[Asia] Government of India promotes COP7

has published half page public service announcements in national newspapers, promoting the up-coming seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The Government’s announcements were
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:22
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[Asia, India] Transparency, Yes. Interference, No.

We cannot sit at the negotiating table with the people who caused this global disaster because one thing is crystal clear - this industry lies. ...we will be making documents available, we will be briefing journalists and we will publicize our decisions.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:21
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