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[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
Oct 1, 2018 PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2018 15:12
Seventy leading public health experts and anti-tobacco campaigners have urged the World Health Organization to adopt a more sympathetic attitude to ecigarettes and other alternatives to smoking, “which have the potential to bring the epidemic of smoking-c
Sep 30, 2018 Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:11
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.
Oct 1, 2018 Vaping Post (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:08
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.
Oct 1, 2018 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:41
In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.
Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
Sep 26, 2018 The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
This will be the first time that international campaigners and leaders of the vaping industry join forces to reform...signed the UK Vaping Industry Association’s call to action.
Sep 27, 2018 LondonlovesBusiness.com
added Sep 28, 2018 14:44
Vaping advocacy groups from sixteen countries have called on the public health agency to reverse its stance that members states could ban vaping products outright as part of a tobacco control plan. Lead by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), the
Sep 26, 2018 City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21
Hong Kong-based consumer advocate factasia.org is urging the government to regulate and allow the sale of alternative tobacco products, claiming consumers have the right to choose what they buy and use. The group justifies this appeal on Tuesday based o
Sep 20, 2018 Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:54
“It would affect my business immensely. I’d be basically shut down,” said Jeff Arrowsmith, owner of Jade Smoker’s Corner, an 18 and up store specializing in expensive import cigars and tobacco products. A new law allowing Health Canada to regulate what
Sep 18, 2018 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:56
There's more to the data — and social media — backing the latest tobacco-funded ad campaign. The tobacco industry is paying social media celebrities in what could be a ploy to undermine new government efforts to curb tobacco use in the country.
Sep 7, 2018 Bhekisisa (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:38