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[Asia, India] COP7 BULLETIN: Tobacco industry interference in plain packaging reforms

Although the precise regulations vary by country, what is striking is the similarity of the campaigns being waged by tobacco companies and their allies to prevent, weaken, or delay implementation. Indeed, on a recent speaking tour in Canada, former Austr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03
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[Malawi] Food security, or tobacco only?

Under the European Union, the NAFSN in Malawi includes, on the pretext of improved food security, an increase in tobacco growing in terms both of yield per hectare and in area cultivated. Furthermore, the programme co-operates with subsidiaries of the wo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03
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[Asia, India] Why parties should embrace implementation review

A key ingredient to this rapid spread of FCTC-grounded policies was the guidelines process. Hashing out the details of policy recommendations on these issues, in working groups and then at COP sessions, may have seemed like frustrating, hard work at the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:01
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More than 100 countries and territories require graphic picture warnings on cigarette packages, says international report

An international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society shows that 105 countries and territories have required picture health warnings on cigarette packages. This significant milestone in global public health will reduce smoking and save li
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 14:24
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INTERNATIONAL STATUS REPORT: CIGARETTE PACKAGE HEALTH WARNINGS OCTOBER 2016 (PDF)

• More than 100 countries/jurisdictions worldwide have now required pictorial warnings, with fully 105 countries/jurisdictions having done so. This represents a landmark global public health achievement. By the end of 2014, 77 countries/jurisdictions had
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 00:59
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[Canada] Global demand for cigarette graphic warnings grows

Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives. The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has released a report ranking 205 countr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 23:37
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[India] BATE: Illicit tobacco driving terror financing across Africa and beyond

The US State Department recently cited tobacco smuggling as one of the leading funding mechanisms for terrorist groups like ISIS... At the very least WHO should ensure that all competent experts on illicit tobacco inform its decisions. By cutting out big
Free Market Foundation (sa)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:58
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Bulletin Day 4, FCTC COP7, Delhi, Issue 132 (PDF)

WHY PARTIES SHOULD EMBRACE IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW In the midst of a COP week, it’s easy to lose perspective on just how much the FCTC has already achieved – and on how that achievement happened.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:05
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[India] Bulletin Day 3, FCTC COP7 Delhi, Issue 131 (PDF)

IF NOT NOW, THEN NEVER Declaring that a lack of resources is one of the key obstacles to implementation of the FCTC is a familiar complaint, often repeated at this and previous sessions of the COP. True though this statement may be for many Partie
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:49
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[Europe, India] Bulletin Day 2, FCTC COP7, Delhi, Issue 130 (PDF)

Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (ITP for short). A year from now, the European Union, and possibly a handful more countries, will be finalising the standards...But the five-year clock on one important time-bound commitment –
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:48
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