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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

THE anti-smoking bill currently in the National Assembly has joyfully, brought unto the front burner the issue of tobacco smoking and its health implications.... lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:41

[Europe] Quantifying the influence of the tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

we observed that tobacco industry lobbying activity at the EU was associated with significant policy shifts in the EU Tobacco Products Directive legislation towards the tobacco industry's submissions. In the light of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2014 01:26

[Canada] WEEKS: Reality check: Ottawa failing to take action on e-cigarettes

By staying on the sidelines and refusing to regulate the content, sale and advertising of e-cigarettes, Health Canada is squandering an easy opportunity to become a leader on an important public-health file.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:10

[Czech Republic] Czech gov’t not united on smoking in restaurants

The Cabinet today neither supported nor rejected a proposal to ban smoking in all restaurants, which was submitted by MPs for the government’s ANO movement.
Prague Post (cz)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:47

Indonesia refuses to sign tobaco control convention

The decision is not temporary but it is effective as long as there is still agency wanting to protect the industry ... support for the policy to maintain tobacco industry has diminished leaving only the industry ministry and the trade ministry are for ma
Antara News (id)
added Jun 21, 2014 15:54

U.S. Senate hearing on e-cigs — but “hearing” only one side

Talk about a Kangaroo Court: there was one “panel” set up to testify about the risks and benefits of e-cigs for our nation, and it was comprised of two “experts”: the CDC’s Tim McAfee, a zealot anti-e-cig spokesman, faithfully doing the bidding of Tom Fr
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 16, 2014 16:43

The FDA Says E-Cigarettes Are Less Harmful Than Smoking

The government's chief tobacco regulator told Congress today that e-cigarettes are almost certainly healthier than tobacco, that much more research needs to be done, but that it needs to regulate them now anyway. “If we could get all of those people [wh
added May 16, 2014 10:20

States don’t wait for feds on e-cigarette restrictions

While both sides of the debate wait for Office of Management and Budget to finish their review to grant the FDA authority to regulate e-cigarettes, states have taken action. Here’s a run-down of where e-cigarettes stand around the country: Federal: Hambur
Washington Post
added Apr 11, 2014 12:04

[Indonesia] Govt urged to ratify antitobacco

Observers and experts from various sectors say that Indonesia needs to ratify the UN Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) for long-term health and economic benefits. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has yet to ratify the FCTC, contrary to Hea
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 12, 2014 01:30

[Mid-east] UAE to propose plain packaging for tobacco

The proposal will be floated GCC-wide in two years when health officials will be required to revise packaging of all tobacco products.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:12
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