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[Asia, India] Kerala private hospitals declared tobacco smoke-free

Global body to host conference on health at workplaces in Kerala's private healthcare sector today declared all its institutions tobacco smoke-free as part of its patient-welfare and public health measure. The private sector which caters to over 70 per
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 8, 2016 20:10

[Asia, India] The WHO Dreams up Conflict on Trade to Build Empire

Secretariat’s reports on trade and the settlement of disputes are veiled attempts at “Empire Building”. The Convention Secretariat has manufactured a conflict with international trade and investment agreements by pretending they are obstacles to the imple
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:27
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[Asia, India] Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Meets in New Delhi for the Seventh Time

Dr Oleg Salagay of the Russian Federation chaired the session in his capacity as President of the COP and H.E. Mr Jagat Prakash Nadda, the Indian Minister of Health and Family Welfare, delivered an opening speech welcoming delegates and observers to the
added Nov 9, 2016 12:23

[Asia, India] MONTANARI: WHO COP7 Could Set Dangerous Precedents for Business Regulation

the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. The convention supports proposals like plain packaging in an attempt to reduce the number of people from smoking, yet fails to see some of the consequences of plain packaging mentioned above. Th
added Nov 8, 2016 23:32

[Asia, India, Sri Lanka] Lanka to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products

Sri Lanka is planning to introduce plain packaging of all tobacco products in a new step to curb its consumption, President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday. Stating consumption of smokeless tobacco was an alarming issue in Sri Lanka and the entire re
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:03

[Asia, India] Experts urge WHO to back tobacco harm-reduction strategies at CoP7

Ahead of the conference, a coalition of top tobacco harm-reduction experts warned that "one in two life-long smokers will die prematurely from a smoking-related disease"... The Tobacco Harm Reduction Expert Group includes Konstantinos E. Farsalinos of th
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:07


Ahead of the 7th Conference of Parties meeting of the World Health Organization's Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC), two top Indian scientists have asked the central government to formulate a policy that can help people to quit smoking
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:52

[Asia, India] Smoking warning as researchers reveal 'largest preventable cause of disease on the planet' kills six million people a year

if current trends continue, the World Health Organization predicts more than 1 billion tobacco-related deaths this century. Starting Monday, representatives from at least 178 countries are meeting for five days in the Indian capital to discuss how they
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2016 18:42
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[Asia, India] Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage

the coalition of taxpayer advocacy groups say in the letter... The fact that the U.N. hosts World Press Freedom Day while banning journalists from the events of an affiliated organization is “hypocritical and despicable,” one American reporter told The D
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Nov 7, 2016 15:18

[Asia] Major conference in India to control tobacco use

Decisions taken in Delhi in India over the next week could pave the way on how the public here and across the world think about smoking and tobacco use. And a Fermanagh man will be central to getting the message out. The Seventh Session of the Conference
The Impartial Reporter (uk)
added Nov 6, 2016 23:33
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