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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, India] Tobacco industry dissatisfied over non-inclusion in FCTC COP 7

“It is unfortunate that the industry stakeholders and tobacco farmers whose livelihood will be affected by the decisions at this conference have not been allowed to participate in the conference. It is disappointing that WHO and the Indian government did
Times of India
added Nov 10, 2016 23:35
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[Asia, India] WHO convention calls for monitoring waterpipe tobacco use

PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:20
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[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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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31
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[Asia, India] Brosnan knew the product he was promoting: Pan Bahar

The manufacturers of Pan Bahar have reiterated that the product does not contain any nicotine or tobacco, and that there has been no violation of the contract signed by Hollywood star Pierce Brosnan. While the firm is yet to detail its strategy to deal wi
Times of India
added Oct 23, 2016 14:37
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[Asia, India] Appeal to GST Council for highest tobacco tax

Tobacco Free Kerala, a state-based outfit, along with other tobacco control groups in the country, have appealed for the highest tax on tobacco to the GST council. The request was made in view of the 2015 World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Tobacco Ep
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:57
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[India] A Response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 (ENDS) Report (PDF)

Failure to do so will not only put people’s lives and health at IMMEDIATE risk, but also diminish the credibility of the organisation. It is the WHO’s FCTC delegates responsibility at the forthcoming CoP7 to be fully aware of emerging public health trends
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers seek inclusion

ITGA president Francois van der Merwe said... “We have been trying to engage the WHO on health matters so that any differences they have with our industry can be resolved. We have written to them since 2012 and they haven’t responded in the last four year
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, India] WHO spotlights films as “cross-border tobacco promotion”

In preparation for the COP this November in Delhi, India, the Convention Secretariat prepared a report, Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship: Depiction of tobacco in entertainment media
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:54
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