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Decision on the fifth item on the agenda: ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate

The Governing Body called on the Director-General, taking into account all views expressed in the current session, to present to the 332nd S ession of the Governing Body in March 2018 an integrated ILO strategy to address decent work deficits in the tob
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:18
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The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as a tobacco control tool in the mental health setting [FREE FULL TEXT]

The CRPD contains several provisions that oblige State Parties to address the issue of smoking and mental health, particularly in relation to quit services, smoke-free policies in mental health facilities, health education focused on correcting mispercept
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:34
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[UK] UN labor agency shelves decision to end Big Tobacco ties

In an embarrassing retreat... "We sent you the wrong version of the decision taken by the ILO Governing Body on ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry," von Rohland said in an email to reporters. "The ILO has not at this stage made a decision to end c
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 10, 2017 15:20
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ILO Postpones Decision on Partnerships to Eliminate Child Labor in Tobacco

[JTI] commends [ILO] for postponing its decision on the continuation of the ILO's partnerships with the tobacco sector...ARISE (Achieving Reduction in Child Labor in Support of Education), JTI's current Public Private Partnership with the ILO, has proven
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2017 20:41
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[Belgium] Health as a broader church

Speaking ahead of the event, Claire Fox said it could sometimes feel as though a new secular religious fervor had taken hold in terms of an obsessive public health agenda. “Behavior modification may have changed its form but guilt-inducing campaigns aga
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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Global Smoking Cessation Drugs Market Forecast 2017-2027

The global smoking cessation drugs market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.9% in the first half of the forecast period. In 2016, the non-nicotine pharmacotherapy submarket held 56.2% of the global smoking cessation drugs market.
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2017 03:41
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[Thailand] New WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub opens to help Parties counter tobacco industry interference

The Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) launched a new Knowledge Hub to track tobacco industry interference in public policy-making. The new center will be located in Bangkok at the Thammasat University’s School of Globa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:17
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[Sweden] Swedish Match loses Norway court case on snus packaging

a Norwegian court said on Monday. The company had asked for a temporary injunction against regulations that the government imposed to standardise product packaging. The government argued the new rules were designed for public health puposes. (Reporting
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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[Netherlands] Over sick of smoking Wat zegt de praktijk

We believe that the TI should not be able to get off with a guilty verdict in which civil liability is determined, but that the TI must –eventually- be confronted with the verdict of a criminal judge who determines that the TI has committed a criminal off
Sick of Smoking (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:33
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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry

Tobacco companies sought to join the UNGC for two reasons: (1) to improve their reputation, in keeping with other corporate social responsibility efforts; (2) to gain proximity to UN agencies and weaken the WHO’s influence, part of an overall strategy to
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2017 01:11
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