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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Giant leap for tobacco control in TPP but countries must remain vigilant

Big Tobacco still has many tactics in its arsenal...“A full carve-out for tobacco control measures should be the standard. We hope Malaysia will continue in its leadership and champion efforts towards a full carve-out of tobacco control measures in future
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 6, 2015 17:21

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Carve-Out in TPP

health regulations are not likely to be given similar treatment. The necessity of a carve out for tobacco control shows that health laws are extremely vulnerable to corporate abuse of investor-state dispute settlement provisions.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 6, 2015 12:46

EDITORIAL: Can state ownership of the tobacco industry really advance tobacco control?

SOTCs could in fact be co-opted into advancing the goals of tobacco control—by virtue of their potential to play a role in addressing supply side issues. In the most optimistic version of this scenario, a national government could essentially instruct its
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2015 11:40

[New Zealand] Estimating the ‘consumer surplus’ for branded versus standardised tobacco packaging

These two experiments suggest standardised packaging and larger warning labels could have a similar overall effect on adult New Zealand smokers as a 5% tobacco price increase. The findings provide further evidence for the efficacy of standardised packagin
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2015 11:32

[Asia-pacific] In Historic Step for Public Health, Trans-Pacific Partnership Protects Health Measures from Tobacco Industry Attack

We commend the United States and other countries that stood up to the tobacco industry and put public health first. This provision is a critical step toward ending the tobacco industry’s growing abuse of trade agreements to challenge life-saving tobacco
American Lung Association
added Oct 6, 2015 10:27
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[Europe] EU Commission 'lacked transparency' over tobacco lobbyist meetings

But the commission defended its record. “The commission is fully committed to enhanced transparency across all areas of its work,” a spokeswoman said. She added that they would reply to the Ombudsman by December.
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:31
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[Nevada] Mesquite group continues to fight for clean air in workplaces

About 15 Mesquite residents attended the Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air coalition meeting Thursday, eager to learn more about the deadliness of secondhand smoke in workplaces. “If you smoke, it could spread anywhere” said Heidi Wilde, respirator
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Oct 5, 2015 20:45

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] SINGH: How Southeast Asia can kick the killer habit

National, regional and inter-country cooperation mechanisms are necessary for the regular sharing of best practices on tobacco control. Most importantly, countries need to support cross-border control of tobacco-related trade and marketing.
The Nation (th)
added Oct 5, 2015 19:03

[New Zealand] Scheme sees Māori smokers drop 10pc

The number of Maori smokers is declining, thanks to a strategy implemented by the region's iwi. Ngati Kahungunu became the first iwi to develop a comprehensive strategy to rid tobacco from the lives of their people in 2010. They have cut their number o
Hawke's Bay Today (nz)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:16

Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

on the protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:32
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