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[Switzerland] MOP1 concludes after laying the foundation for global cooperation and tobacco tracking system to crack down on illicit tobacco trade

The Meeting of the Parties (MOP1) to a new global treaty to fight the tobacco illicit market closed its first session on Wednesday after taking the first steps towards the creation of a monitoring system to track and trace the movement of tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11

[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8: Spotlight on environment in tobacco control talks in Geneva

Tobacco control efforts must begin to prioritize strategies to combat the destructive impacts of tobacco not only on public health, but also on the environment and sustainable development, said senior officials at the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:38

[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

[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

[Switzerland] 72% Say Policy-Making Should Be Open to Dialogue With Business: New European Research Commissioned by JTI Shows that Policies Based on Evidence and Dialogue Are Needed to Restore Public Trust in Policy-Making

Proceedings at the FCTC COP's echo chamber differ hugely from other UN decision-making bodies... Today's new research shows that the public want politicians and officials to consider all the facts and viewpoints - including from businesses. Ousting one gr
PR Newswire
added Oct 8, 2018 22:57

[Switzerland] Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at W.H.O. Tobacco Talks

the “Nicotine Is Not Your Enemy Soirée,”... To Dr. Mayer and the party sponsor — the Consumer Choice Center, which is partly funded by the tobacco industry — the message was urgent. Down the road, delegates from 137 countries were debating whether to crac
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2018 19:59

[Switzerland] Towards ‘a balanced delegation’ or enhancing global health governance? Analysis of Parties’ participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:37


A shocking statistic from the report that was not mentioned in the Secretariat’s presentation is that just 13 per cent of Parties to the FCTC are likely to achieve the agreed global targets to reduce tobacco use prevalence by 30 per cent by 2025.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 18:26

Vaping giant JUUL to set up in Switzerland

is preparing to set up in the Swiss city of Zug, according to the Zefix trade register. This information was disclosed in the Thursday edition of the Handelszeitung newspaper. Juul Labs Switzerland is listed on the commercial registerexternal link as a
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04

[New Zealand, Switzerland] GLOVER: As the WHO Gathers, Our Global Tobacco Control Framework Needs Radical Overhaul

I’m proud that New Zealand has that vision. Our delegation reported to COP8 that New Zealand will be introducing risk-proportionate regulation. Adoption of a harm reduction approach is also well underway. Will this cause delegates from other countries to
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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