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[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

[Asia, India] CHAN: Every tobacco death is an avoidable tragedy. The epidemic must stop here

It is our task to reverse the tide, effecting an irreversible decline in the number of such deaths. We need history to show us that the turning point in the tobacco epidemic is now. We know what to do and we know how to do it. We now need to ensure that
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:24

[Asia] Pakistan to skip anti-tobacco moot in India

An official at the foreign ministry said that a decision not to attend the conference had been conveyed to India. “Under the current circumstances, we had no choice,” he said citing the high tensions with the neighbouring country. In India, organisers s
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:07
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[Asia] Pakistan to attend tobacco conference in India with limited presence

Pakistan’s participation at an important global anti-tobacco conference in India will, at best, be limited, officials confirmed here on Friday. Islamabad will not be sending a delegation to the event, they said. They were, however, unable to say whether
Express Tribune (pk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:06

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Lankan President to arrive in India today for global anti-tobacco conference

Sri Lankan President, who served as the Minister of Health during the previous government, is a strong advocate of tobacco control and successfully implemented laws to display pictorial warnings up to 80 percent on both sides of cigarette packets.
ANI (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:02

[Asia] India to host maiden global tobacco control conference

Noting that there is a large number of people in India who are increasingly opting for smokeless form of tobacco, they said the country's effort will be to put it on the agenda of FCTC. India has already implemented 85 per cent pictorial warning on tob
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:01

[Asia] India to host Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

For the first time, India will be hosting Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and India is expected to push for incorporating smokeless tobacco at the conference.
merinews (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:00

[Asia, India] Here's how big tobacco manipulates negotiations

Cloe Franko, Senior International Organizer, Challenge Big Tobacco, Corporate Accountability International told DNA that the tobacco industry is notorious for infiltrating negotiations. “In previous COPs they have entered as nation party delegations or
DNA India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:50

[Asia] Amid ongoing tension, Pakistan to skip anti-tobacco meet in India

after a staff member of Pak's High Commission in New Delhi was detained by police for questioning over espionage charges. Pakistan on Friday announced that it will skip an international anti-tobacco conference in India next week amidst "ongoing tensions"
DNA India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:50

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Maithripala Sirisena to be the special speaker for anti-tobacco conference hosted by India

Maithripala Sirisena is a strong advocate of tobacco control and successfully implemented laws to display pictorial warnings up to 80% on both sides of cigarette packets in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will arrive in India on Sun
DNA India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:48
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