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[Russia] BULLETIN Day 6

if governments follow through on the goodwill shown on the tobacco tax issue this week, tobacco taxes and prices should rise sharply in the coming years, with more efficient tax structures, better tax administration and higher revenues. most importantly,
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 20, 2014 15:21

[Russia] Anti-tobacco conference struggles to stub out lobbyists

While delegates at the World Health Organization (WHO) gathering were discussing ways to stop people lighting up, those representing the interests of the tobacco industry were doing their best to influence the outcome
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:40

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Bill, Not Out to Ban Manufacturers, Says Senate

The Senate has explained that the National Tobacco Control Bill was not meant to ban or chase away tobacco manufacturers but to regulate manufacturing, consumption and promotion. Chairman of Senate committee on Health, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who made t
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:14

[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] ABONE: Tobacco Control: Danger Signals from Chief Regulator

public and media representatives were thrown out of the public gallery and prevented from observing the proceedings of the conference. Worldwide condemnation trailed the ban as observers see the action as laden with hidden agendas aimed at covering suspe
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:39

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control Groups Ask Senate to Pass Bill

have urged the Nigerian senators to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, is passed under the current administration to give Nigerians a reassurance that they are committed to protecting public health as their representatives.
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:37

[Australia] Disadvantaged youth and smoking in mature tobacco control contexts: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research

Surprisingly few qualitative studies focused exclusively on smoking and disadvantaged young people were found. Future qualitative studies on the intersection between specific psychosocial characteristics associated with disadvantage and increased smoking
Tobacco Control
added Oct 18, 2014 09:42

[Africa] 6.4m Nigerian Adults Exposed To Tobacco Smoke - Senate

Senate Committee on Health, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa (PDP-Delta) has said that statistics had shown that about 6.4 million Nigerians were exposed to tobacco smoke in restaurants while 5.6 per cent used its products. This was announced at a public hearing to c
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:39

WHO Praises Russia's Efforts to Reduce Smoking in Country

The head of the secretariat of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) on Friday positively assessed Russia's effort to eradicate the country's smoking habit.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:36

[Asia, India, Russia] TAURO: Towards tobacco control…Better Late Than Never

Will India also say yes to not only tax, but to tax sufficiently high, and include all tobacco products including those that are specifically the leading causes of illness and death in this part of the world – beedi, pan masala and raw tobacco? Here is
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:35
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[UK] Advice about healthy lifestyles from the chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies ($$)

the chief medical officer insists the government must also play its part in encouraging healthier lifestyles. “Regulation has a role to play. The impact of the smoking ban has been dramatic.” At a time when the NHS is under unprecedented pressure, she bel
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 12:59
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