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Tobacco control measures are working, but too slowly in less-developed countries: WHO

At an international meeting on tobacco control in Geneva, the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 States parties to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) have developed strategies “to prevent tobacco industry interfe
UN News Service
added Oct 2, 2018 19:26

WHO FCTC opens 8th COP session to review progress, strengthen global fight against tobacco use

The COP8 discussions from 1 to 6 October bring together delegations from 137 countries, along with representatives of United Nations agencies, other intergovernmental organizations and civil society. Conference participants will review the progress in re
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:38

GLOBAL PROGRESS REPORT on Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

11. The implementation of the Convention is at crossroads. There are international developments that could provide impetus to WHO FCTC implementation, including the opportunities for integration with other horizontal programmes, such as those on NC
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:28

[Switzerland] New report on global progress in implementation of tobacco control treaty

Dr Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva said, “We are happy to report, based on the information received from the Parties in the 2018 reporting cycle, that progress is evident in implementation of most articles to the Convention, especially the time bound measure
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:25

[Switzerland] Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8)

Tobacco control will be on the spotlight for a week in Geneva, the governing body of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the Conference of the Parties will open its eighth session on 1 October 2018 and close on the following Saturday, 6 Octo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:24

[Switzerland, UK] Report by Public Health Experts Laments "Missed Opportunity" as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

authors of a new report, "No Fire, No Smoke: Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction," are fiercely criticizing the WHO's record. The public health experts accuse the WHO of failing to comply with international treaty obligations to back reduced-harm alter
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2018 15:12
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The NNA Urges UK Delegation to Promote E-Cig Success at FCTC

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) is urging UK delegates who are attending the WHO FCTC’s COP8 summit in Geneva, to promote the country’s success in reducing smoking rates, thanks to endorsing e-cigarettes for harm reduction and smoking cessation.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:08

Battle for lungs and minds as tobacco control treaty meeting opens

A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:41

UN Touts Anti-Tobacco Progress, Decries Industry Meddling

supporters of the World Health Organization's convention also say that tobacco industry "interference" and new products are the top threat to the accord. Nearly 140 parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control opened a six-day meeting Monday. O
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 2, 2018 04:26
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