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[Asia, India] COP7 BULLETIN: Tobacco industry interference in plain packaging reforms

Although the precise regulations vary by country, what is striking is the similarity of the campaigns being waged by tobacco companies and their allies to prevent, weaken, or delay implementation. Indeed, on a recent speaking tour in Canada, former Austr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03

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

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

[India] BATE: Illicit tobacco driving terror financing across Africa and beyond

The US State Department recently cited tobacco smuggling as one of the leading funding mechanisms for terrorist groups like ISIS... At the very least WHO should ensure that all competent experts on illicit tobacco inform its decisions. By cutting out big
Free Market Foundation (sa)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:58

[India] Bulletin Day 3, FCTC COP7 Delhi, Issue 131 (PDF)

IF NOT NOW, THEN NEVER Declaring that a lack of resources is one of the key obstacles to implementation of the FCTC is a familiar complaint, often repeated at this and previous sessions of the COP. True though this statement may be for many Partie
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:49

[Europe, India] Bulletin Day 2, FCTC COP7, Delhi, Issue 130 (PDF)

Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (ITP for short). A year from now, the European Union, and possibly a handful more countries, will be finalising the standards...But the five-year clock on one important time-bound commitment –
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:48

[India] Bulletin Day1, FCTC COP7, Delhi, Issue 129 (PDF)

COP7 is faced with a number of important interlocking decisions about implementing the FCTC. But making the right decisions will require patience, flexibility and vision throughout the week. The building blocks for major progress are all there, in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:45

[India] Tobacco industry and front groups pump up their propaganda for COP7

The tobacco industry is very angry that the Conference of the Parties (COP) is using Article 5.3 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to protect the policy-making process from industry interference. The industry has hijacked the “public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:28

[India] COP7 Bulletins

Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:27
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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
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