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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Ratifying FCTC will not threaten tobacco industry: WHO campaigner

WHO Indonesia officer for the Tobacco Free initiative, Dina Kania, said that instead of harming the country’s economy, the FCTC had a number of provisions that offered assistance to tobacco farmers and cigarette manufacturing workers. “The FCTC would no
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:55

[Africa, Kenya] Religious leaders hail ban on smoking in public

Religious leaders in Nakuru have welcomed a move to ban cigarette smoking in public premises. Their sentiments comes a day after the county Public Health Office banned smoking in public areas including schools, hospitals, churches, government offices amo (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:31

[Europe, Ireland] EU officials in hot water over big tobacco link

The role of big tobacco in shaping EU policies on smoking has long been suspect, with a commissioner being forced to resign two years ago... Taoiseach Enda Kenny and several ministers were criticised for meeting tobacco industry representatives just prior
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:29

[Australia] World: US Chamber of Commerce and Big Tobacco

While Burson-Marsteller continues to work on many contentious issues, in 2010 it ceased working with clients operating in the tobacco industry, and has publicly criticised the chamber’s advocacy on behalf of big tobacco.... As WHO Director General Dr Mar
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 29, 2015 16:21

[Asia] 500% increase in cancer incidence in India by 2025, say experts

Over 200,000 cases of head neck cancer are diagnosed in India every year compared to only 30,000 in the United States. Head-Neck cancers make up almost 25% of all cancers detected in India and pose a significant health problem. Furthermore the disease is
Times of India
added May 21, 2015 21:55

[Asia] MURUKULTA: Tobacco, not graphic warnings, harms India's people and economy

industry spreads misinformation downplaying the connection between tobacco and ill health in India and linking tobacco control to economic harm from livelihoods that could be lost. Conveniently, the industry’s arguments fail to acknowledge the terrible ec (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 18:07

[Asia] SHARMA: One million tobacco deaths in India every year, yet politicians in denial

Quitting tobacco use has immediate and long-term benefits, with former smokers have the same health risks as non-smokers 15 years after quitting. Now that we all know, doing something with the information is the tough part.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 18:06

[Asia, India] Delhi Bans Sale, Purchase Of Chewable Tobacco From Monday

The Delhi government will put a ban on sale, purchase and even storage of all forms of chewable tobacco including "guktha, khaini and zarda" in the national capital from Monday (30 March).
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:49

[UK] Could the world be smoke-free by 2040? 'Turbocharged' global campaign to ban the sale of tobacco could save one billion lives, experts say

But a global campaign will only work with the support of governments as well as with stronger evidence-based action against the tobacco industry... The call to arms in the fight against smoking comes in a series of articles published in the Lancet medica
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:13

[Asia, India] Campaign seeks larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products

‘Lives Bachao Size Badhao’ (Save Lives, Increase the Size) is a public awareness campaign to support the move for a larger graphic health warning on tobacco products sold across India. The prime objective of this campaign is to garner support through a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 6, 2015 13:10
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