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UNGC Board Meeting Report

It was also agreed that when communicating about the decision to exclude tobacco companies from participation in the UN Global Compact, it should be made clear that the decision was taken in line with the World Health Organization Framework Convention
UN Global Compact
added Sep 20, 2017 23:44
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UN Global Compact ban recognises the tobacco industry’s incompatibility with responsible, sustainable business (PDF)

The global noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) community has welcomed today’s announcement by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) to exclude the tobacco industry from participating in the initiative. UNGC is the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:41
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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Smoking and tobacco-free policies in women’s residential substance use disorder treatment facilities: A community engaged approach

Many women in residential SUD treatment smoke, which they attribute to the fact that smoking is used to facilitate socialization and cope with stress. Future research is needed to develop and test messages to counter the misperception that smoking is an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 20, 2017 23:19
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Open Letter from 115 health groups to PMI [latest update September 20, 2017 at 5:43 p.m]

In 1954, Philip Morris promised to “stop business tomorrow” if it became apparent that cigarettes are harmful to health. This promise was repeated for decades, most recently in 1997 by Philip Morris CEO Geoffrey Bible, who responded to the question “What
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:05
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) welcomes new Board Members, officers Outgoing Board Members also recognized for service

"These new members are bringing fresh perspective to this Board," said Board Chair Bob Boerschel. "I am sure their contributions to our organization will be extremely valuable as we work to achieve our legacy and improve health throughout Minnesota."
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:44
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WHO urges for bolder gov't actions worldwide against non-communicable diseases

However, the report finds that progress around the world has been uneven and insufficient in addressing the four main shared NCD risk factors, tobacco, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol.
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:18
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysian NGOs submit petition against proposed reintroduction of kiddie cigarette packs

Experts say the high tax and ongoing anti-smoking campaigns championed by Malaysia's Health Ministry will fail if the public, especially youngsters, have easy access to the 10-stick "kiddie pack".
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:35
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EDITORIAL: A smoke-free generation?

the relative impotence of international agencies and impecunious governments in the face of powerful multinational industries, and the complacency of governments in rich countries, which are content to observe rather than accelerate declining tobacco use
British Medical Journal
added Sep 20, 2017 14:21
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[Africa] Lobby decries high consumption of tobacco products in Kenya

Kenya’s anti-tobacco lobby on Monday called for the enforcement of a 2007 law that bans smoking in public places amid an increase in tobacco use in the country.... Lindi told a stakeholders meeting in Nairobi that tobacco smoking remains a challenge among
News Ghana (gh)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:49
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