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[Asia] Indian network challenges official OK for CSR by tobacco industry

A multi-faceted campaign by a tobacco control organization has put the brakes on a plan to permit so-called ‘corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) activities by the tobacco industry in India. Three years after the Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:54
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Industry Interference Index (PDF)

This third report shows that a few countries are moving forward in their efforts to implement the FCTC Article 5.3 Guidelines; however, others are facing increased industry interference. Overall, there still remains much room for improvement in the imp
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:52
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco industry still thwarting governments in South-East Asia

In South-East Asia, “The tobacco industry continues to interfere with, deter and thwart governments' efforts to protect public health through both overt and covert means,” says a new report by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:49
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[Asia, India] Parties to WHO-FCTC tobacco control treaty meet next week

“After 10 years, FCTC Parties have developed a detailed consensus on the measures needed to address the global tobacco epidemic. Starting next week, Parties must shift their focus to ensuring that the treaty is as effective as possible on the ground,” sai
Asian Tribune
added Nov 5, 2016 13:48
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[Australia] JENKINS: Graphic Pics on Cigarette Packs Are Effective -- But When in US?

"The tobacco industry's brand imagery remains the most prominent feature of cigarette packs seen by consumers, since US regulations only require small, inconspicuous text-only warning labels on the side of the pack," the researchers point out. A recent
Medical Tribune
added Nov 5, 2016 13:45
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Big Tobacco hooking kids in Ukraine

81 percent (376 out of 460 points of sale) of supermarkets, convenience stores and kiosks sold tobacco products; 96 percent of these used aggressive marketing displays, putting tobacco products in or near the cashier zone and next to sweets and snacks w
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:44
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[Fiji] FCAers worldwide preparing for COP7

For example, FCA coordinator for the Pacific Islands, Annabel Lyman, was in Fiji recently to participate in a multisectoral workshop for Pacific Island countries to promote entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:32
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Parties to global tobacco control treaty must adopt measures for faster implementation (PDF)

“After 10 years, FCTC Parties have developed a detailed consensus on the measures needed to address the global tobacco epidemic. Starting next week, Parties must shift their focus to ensuring that the treaty is as effective as possible on the ground,” sa
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:28
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Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 5, 2016 00:02
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[Asia, India] Vaping does not help people stop smoking, says WHO report

Countries should consider curbing the use of e-cigarettes because there is not enough evidence to show they help people stop smoking, according to a World Health Organisation report. Vaping will be on the agenda of a major meeting starting in India on M
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 23:43
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