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Implementation of Effective Cigarette Health Warning Labels Among Low & Middle Income Countries: state capacity, path dependency, and tobacco industry activity

Drs. Hiilamo and Glantz concluded that adopting voluntary HWL policies reduced the likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs and that legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco. Click here to read the f
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 30, 2015 15:04
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Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adopting voluntary HWL policies in 1992 reduced likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs 21 years later. Legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco and be extremely cautious about accepting voluntary agre
Social Science & Medicine
added Jul 30, 2015 15:03
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament Passes The Tobacco Control Bill Into An Act

The Bill has attracted mixed reactions from varied sections of the public with health activists supporting the passing of the Bill while some sections of the private sector especially tobacco dealers calling for deletion of some sections of the law.
UGO (Uganda Goes Online) (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:48
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[Africa, Uganda] Anti-tobacco bill passed

Should President Museveni assent to the bill, it will set the bar higher for both the tobacco industry and smokers. Among other things, the bill establishes the tobacco control committee, and imposes a responsibility on a person consuming tobacco product
The Observer (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:09
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Health, Health Inequality, and Cost Impacts of Annual Increases in Tobacco Tax: Multistate Life Table Modeling in New Zealand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ongoing tobacco tax increases deliver sizeable health gains and health sector cost savings and are likely to reduce health inequalities. However, if policy makers are to achieve more rapid reductions in the NCD burden and health inequalities, they will al
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:05
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[Africa, Malawi] "˜Even Jesus could not stop smoking," says Mutharika

has established a framework on the farming of tobacco told off all those people who are asking Malawian government to forget tobacco farming..."People have been smoking since time immemorial, even before Jesus Christ walked on this earth,” said Muthari
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 30, 2015 05:47
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[Ohio] Grant awarded to promote tobacco-free initiatives

Partners for a Drug Free Milford-Miami Township recently was among four Greater Cincinnati entities to share $180,000 in grants awarded by Interact for Health for tobacco-free initiatives. A ceremonial presentation of a $50,000 check was made to that org
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jul 30, 2015 04:19
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[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
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TPP: Australia considers 'modified' ISDS clause

it would be harder to restrict the sale of tobacco and alcohol if ISDS clauses are included. "We won't move on ISDS until we're satisfied that there's a carve out for public policy on health and the environment," he said.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:30
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[Asia] Monitoring tobacco use is central to understanding and reversing the tobacco epidemic

Countries can use the Global Adults Tobacco Survey (GATS) Atlas to identify the gaps in their tobacco control policies and learn about the value of implementing MPOWER measures.
Asian Tribune
added Jul 29, 2015 11:23
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