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[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] The WHO can’t hide prohibition aim

(‘COP7’), taking place this week in Greater Noida, India, Parties are discussing a WHO report recommending the excessive regulation of next generation products such as e-cigarettes with the hidden aim of prohibition still clearly in its sights.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:25
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[Africa, India, Zimbabwe] Zim survives nicotine levels scrutiny

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sector has for now survived the global push to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes that could have cut down the country’s income from the golden leaf by 50% after the recent Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) conference fa
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:23
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[Asia, India] Govt circulates cabinet note to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

the health ministry has circulated a draft cabinet note for approval of signing of the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products developed under international treaty of World Health Organisation's Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCT
Times of India
added Dec 3, 2016 02:37
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Cancer eradication: FG plans to increase tobacco taxation to fund healthcare

“We will fast track the regulations for implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.” I heard what happened in India at the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). I am waiting for
Vanguard (ng)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:55
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[Africa, Asia, India, Nigeria] COP7 vistas and the tobacco epidemic

It took the intervention of the leader of the Nigerian delegation, Professor Ukoli Onawefe and a few other vocal members of the team to steer the erring delegates back to the path of honour. Some other delegations also had their share of very disturbing
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Nov 30, 2016 04:49
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[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20
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[Asia] Anti-tobacco drive at India International Trade Fair

The Delhi government conducted an intensive awareness and enforcement drive on tobacco use at the ongoing India International Trade Fair in Pragati Maidan here, prohibiting sale of e-cigarettes at one of the shops. The drive was conducted yesterday by
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:26
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[Asia, India] Ban Foreign Direct Investment in tobacco, says Sitharaman

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has moved a Cabinet proposal to completely ban Foreign Direct Investment in the tobacco sector stating that the government did not want to encourage foreign investment in this sector. The official statement of the gov
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:10
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[Asia, India] Estimates of crash in growth due to demonetisation are like crystal-gazing: Nirmala Sitharaman

more curbs on FDI in tobacco are necessary even though Niti Aayog has opposed the move. She also says India will soon convey its IT industry’s concerns about the American visa system to the new administration once Donald Trump takes over ... First of all,
Financial Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:04
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