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[Netherlands, Switzerland] Creating a ‘smoke-free’ generation – a future without tobacco

Addressing a gathering of 146 Parties to the tobacco control treaty at the FCTC COP8 talks in Geneva, Paul Blokhuis, Netherlands State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport, described the progress in the anti-tobacco campaign that is gaining ground in
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:37
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8 concludes with new strategy to accelerate tobacco control efforts and stronger transparency measures to counter tobacco industry interference

yesterday closed its eighth session (COP8) after adopting a Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) outlining a new action plan to scale up the global tobacco control agenda over the next few years. The MTSF, also known as the Global Strategy to Accelerat
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:35
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[Europe] Financial Sector Pledges To Stop Funding Tobacco Industry

A number of financial institutions have joined forces with public health leaders to fill in the “missing piece” of the puzzle and put an end to providing financing, insurance and investment to the tobacco industry....The “Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge” was
EurActiv
added Oct 9, 2018 19:34
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NETHERLANDS TO HOST GLOBAL ANTI-TOBACCO CONFERENCE IN 2020

The Netherlands will organize and host a global World Health Organization conference against tobacco in 2020, was announced in Geneva on Saturday during the closing ceremony of the 8th Conference of Parties of the so-called WHO-FCTC treaty. State Secreta
NL Times (nl)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:31
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VIDEO: Follow the Data Podcast: Tobacco Industry Watchdogs

The Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP) competition...The University of Bath’s Tobacco Control Research Group, the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disea
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added Oct 9, 2018 19:12
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Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23
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[Europe] Australia to give UK tobacco images in no-deal Brexit scenario

Currently, the copyright for the existing picture library of images found on UK tobacco products belongs to the European Commission. Therefore, in the event of a no-deal scenario, the UK would have to introduce new warning pictures from the day the UK le
World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:21
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: L’ASSISTANCE TECHNIQUE: UN ÉLÉMENT CLÉ DE LA MISE EN OEUVRE DU PROTOCOLE (PDF)

INSIDE THIS ISSUE A QUICK GUIDE TO TRACKING AND TRACING 2 THE PROTOCOL TO ELIMINATE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS: A BRIEF HISTORY 3 HOW BIG TOBACCO THREATENS THE ILLICIT TRADE PROTOCOL 4
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: A KEY ELEMENT FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PROTOCOL (PDF) [English]

The tobacco industry is already at work pushing its own monitoring system on countries; a system which it presents as Protocol-compliant, in order to keep tracking and tracing in its control. It is, therefore, important for the Secretariat to have a spec
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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[Australia, Europe, UK] Brexit: How 'no deal' could change tobacco warnings

Graphic warnings on cigarette packets will be replaced by Australian versions in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, it has emerged. Regulations have forced manufacturers to print images highlighting the dangers of smoking on all tobacco products sold in th
BBC Online
added Oct 9, 2018 17:00
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