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[Australia] VIDEO: Has this man saved your life? on Life Matters

An anti-smoking campaigner [Simon Chapman] reflects on decades as a public health advocate and the new health concerns over mobiles and wind farms.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 10, 2016 00:42
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[Asia, India] MORRIS: Harm reduction should be included in the FCTC: Julian Morris

Julian Morris, Vice President of Research, Reason Foundation... One important example is the e-cigarette or vape product. These products provide many of the same benefits to users as conventional cigarettes. They provide nicotine in many cases, they fight
Times of India
added Dec 9, 2016 23:56
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54
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[Asia, China] Hong Kong leads mainland in war to cut smoking

When a person goes to buy a packet of cigarettes in Hong Kong, he or she faces two obstacles.... The mainland...has only recently started to learn the lessons of Hong Kong. Since 2010, the number of smokers has increased by 15 million and cigarette prod
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:34
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[Australia] No Decision On WTO Plain Packaging Dispute Before May 2017 ($$)

The much-awaited decision of the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body on Australia’s law requiring that tobacco products be sold in plain packages, challenged by four countries, has been postponed and is now expected “not before May 2017.”
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Dec 9, 2016 14:19
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Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in the inquiry into complaint 852/2014/LP against the European Commission regarding its compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention

The Commission should ensure that the proactive transparency policy put in place by DG Health, requiring the publication online of all the meetings its staff have with tobacco industry representatives and the minutes taken of those meetings, should apply
European Ombudsman
added Dec 9, 2016 13:51
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Decision concerning the European Commission’s compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention (852/2014/LP)

The Ombudsman concludes her inquiry with a finding of maladministration on the part of the Commission arising from its refusal to apply the proactive transparency policy of DG Health across the entire Commission.
European Ombudsman
added Dec 9, 2016 13:49
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Decision concerning the European Commission’s compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention (852/2014/LP)

Ombudsman closes it with the following conclusion: The Commission’s refusal to publish online details of all meetings which its services and its staff have with the tobacco industry constitutes maladministration.
European Ombudsman
added Dec 9, 2016 13:47
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[Europe] Sweden at bottom of EU smoking table

About one in every four people aged 15 or older living in the EU is a tobacco smoker, and about one in five is exposed to passive smoking, according to a eurostat news release citing data from the most recent European Health Interview Survey (EHIS).
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 9, 2016 13:18
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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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