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When the tax stamp covers the health warning label: conflicting ‘best practices’ for tobacco control policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Tobacco Pack Surveillance System (TPackSS) was created to systematically document the variety of cigarette packages available in 14 low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC), and their adherence to tobacco control policies.6 A review of the tobac
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:58
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Worldwide News and Comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

The most recent leaders announced for Philip Morris’ ‘Foundation for a Smoke Free World’ (FSFW) reveal a new recruit following Derek Yach from sugary beverage giant PepsiCo. James Lutzweiler, has been appointed Vice President, Agriculture and Livelihoods.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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Global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking imposes a heavy economic burden throughout the world, particularly in Europe and North America, where the tobacco epidemic is most advanced. These findings highlight the urgent need for countries to implement stronger tobacco control measures to a
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 04:46
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TOC: January 2018 - Volume 27 - 1

Global burden of all-cause and cause-specific mortality due to smokeless tobacco use: systematic review and meta-analysis / Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures betwee
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2017 21:31
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[Asia] Karnataka HC ruling on pictoral warnings on tobacco products may hit India’s image

The rules mandated 85% pictorial warnings on both sides of packages... “The move will result in India’s global ranking for pictorial warnings to go back to 106th ranking in the world from its current 3rd position. Similar warnings on tobacco packs have
livemint.com (in)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:54
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[Europe] Combatting illicit trade in tobacco products: Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the EU's adoption of an EU-wide track and trace system

The new EU-wide track and trace system adopted today will ensure that tobacco products in the EU are easily traceable with a unique identifier for each product. In addition, we are also making sure that tobacco products meet specific security requirements
Europa - European Commission
added Dec 18, 2017 16:42
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Philippines] Global tobacco protocol short of 6 countries to become international treaty in 2018

The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade on Tobacco... But to date, only 34 countries party to the convention have ratified it. And in Asia Pacific, where billions of dollars are lost to government revenues from illicit tobacco trade, only one country, Mon
Devex
added Dec 18, 2017 16:23
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Public Health Leaders Ask to Be Removed From Mailing List of Foundation Offering Them Tobacco-Funded Grants

The Wire has now secured the emails of a number of the recipients, who have begun to reply to Yach’s entire list...called out Yach sharply for this email, both in its form and content: “There are anti-spam laws around unsolicited emails that I’d suggest
The Wire (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:40
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[Europe] Tobacco track and trace system: Questions and Answers

What are the main steps in setting up a traceability system? Each Member State must appoint an ‘ID issuer' to be responsible for generating and issuing unique identifier codes to be applied to unit packets, and ensure the ID issuer's independence from th
Europa - European Commission
added Dec 16, 2017 20:12
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Global tobacco protocol short of 7 countries to become international treaty in 2018

The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade on Tobacco is the first protocol under the [FCTC], and was adopted in November 2012 by parties to the convention. The protocol is seen as a tool to help curb tobacco consumption, whose low price rates — particularl
Devex
added Dec 16, 2017 17:05
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