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Decision concerning the European Commission’s compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention (852/2014/LP)

Ombudsman closes it with the following conclusion: The Commission’s refusal to publish online details of all meetings which its services and its staff have with the tobacco industry constitutes maladministration.
European Ombudsman
added Dec 9, 2016 13:47
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[Europe] Sweden at bottom of EU smoking table

About one in every four people aged 15 or older living in the EU is a tobacco smoker, and about one in five is exposed to passive smoking, according to a eurostat news release citing data from the most recent European Health Interview Survey (EHIS).
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 9, 2016 13:18
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[Asia, India] The WHO Dreams up Conflict on Trade to Build Empire

Secretariat’s reports on trade and the settlement of disputes are veiled attempts at “Empire Building”. The Convention Secretariat has manufactured a conflict with international trade and investment agreements by pretending they are obstacles to the imple
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:27
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[Europe] Tobacco Companies Seeking to Influence Policy Are Violating the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco industry representatives are continuing to meet with and are attempting to influence government officials in many countries, which is a direct violation of those countries' commitments under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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International Cooperation Vital for Preventing Lung Cancer

Controlling tobacco use is vital to managing the threat it poses to public health, but doing so requires a multipronged approach that includes public advocacy, public health efforts, and reform, according to a press briefing at the International Associati
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:17
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How Transparent are Think Tanks about Who Funds Them 2016? A survey of 200 think tanks in 47 countries worldwide

HIGHLY OPAQUE Earth Institute * Hoover Institution * Hudson Institute * Open Society Foundations
Transparify (ge)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:10
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WCO-OECD Regional Policy Dialogue: taking scope of illicit trade in Europe

In his opening remarks, Mr David Luna thanked the WCO for its’ international leadership on law enforcement and Customs security, highlighting its recent successes in Operation Gryphon II on countering illicit tobacco smuggling
World Customs Organization (be)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:47
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[Europe] Greece mulls reimbursement of anti-smoking medicines

the Greek government is examining whether to start reimbursing the cost of anti-smoking drugs. The proposed full smoking ban will also cover e-cigarettes. Successive governments in Athens have failed to implement a smoking ban that was introduced appro
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:50
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[Europe, Greece] ARCHIVE: Greek smoking ban ineffective

Nearly nine years after it became law, Greece is still struggling to implement a smoking ban in public spaces. According to the latest Eurobarometer survey in 2009, Greeks used to smoke more than anyone else in Europe. The proportion of smokers in Gree
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:44
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[Europe] Eurostat: One quarter of EU citizens are smokers

One in four EU citizens over 15 years old (24%) is a tobacco smoker, according to Eurostat. Spain comes in just above this average with 25.3%. EurActiv Spain reports. 23% of Spanish residents are regular smokers and 2.4% are occasional smokers, Eurostat
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:43
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