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LEE: Tobacco Companies Are Targeting New Markets. Here's What The WHO And Bloomberg Are Doing About It

As Bloomberg has stated, "tobacco will kill one billion people this century." Just because tobacco control policies have helped smokers quit in some parts of the world doesn't mean that tobacco marketers will quit any time soon.
added Mar 13, 2018 14:36

Findings Presented from State of Smoking Survey of More than 17,000 People Worldwide

Media worldwide are invited to attend a press event announcing the results of the 2018 State of Smoking Survey...will be presented by Dr. Derek Yach...reveal perception of smoking risk, barriers to quitting, motivations for stopping and improved solutions
Business Wire
added Mar 12, 2018 15:35

[Netherlands] PEIRIS: Tobacco Industry: Charge As Criminals

The courts there and around the world have it within their power to hold the tobacco industry criminally liable; the legal arguments are there. Not only can a prosecutor, take this historic step, but they should. They could save thousands of lives. The U
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2018 15:32

[Uae: Dubai] Patrick Reynolds, the Unlikely Anti-Smoking Activist

Reynolds pioneered a playbook that includes a mix of policy, consciousness raising and muckraking to beat back Big Tobacco's empire...wants to take his foundation global. He's launching a goodwill tour that will start in Dubai, with the goal of raising a
added Mar 11, 2018 15:04

[Africa, South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations announced at conference close

We call on governments to unite with civil society to stop tobacco industry interference and accelerate implementation of the WHO FCTC using a whole of government approach. We urge governments, scientists, research entities, foundations, and civil socie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36

[South Africa] Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World

we reaffirm the value of the preamble of the WHO [FCTC], in which the Parties express their determination “to give priority to the right to protect public health,” and to respect the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36

Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets: Global Campaign Takes Aim at Tobacco Giants for Advertising to Kids near Schools

Through crowdsourcing technology and social media, the campaign empowers citizens across the world to help document tobacco marketing that targets kids. With just a mobile phone, citizens in any country can take a photo of tobacco advertising near schools
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:35

Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity (PDF)

This is to provide a useful, comprehensible and easy guide for regulators and policymakers on how to test tobacco products, what products to test, and how to use testing data in a meaningful way to support regulation. The importance of laboratory testing
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:48

Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity

launched during the 2018 World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, provides practical, stepwise approaches to implementing tobacco testing. Such guidance is relevant to a wide range of countries in various settings, even those with inadequate re
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:42

WHO issues new guidance on tobacco product regulation towards maximum protection of public health

Many countries have developed advanced policies to reduce the demand for tobacco, which kills over 7 million people annually, but governments can do much more to implement regulations to control tobacco use, especially by exploiting tobacco product regul
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:40
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