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[Bangladesh] Activists fear anti-tobacco law may 'stumble'

An anti-tobacco law which parliament passed recently could "stumble" if proper implementation and monitoring were not ensured, anti-tobacco activists said on Sunday. Parliament recently passed an amendment to the anti-tobacco law with strict provisions
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 20, 2013 09:29

[Asia] WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY, 31 May 2013 / Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Many countries in ASEAN have enacted legislations to implement a ban on tobacco advertising and sponsorship. These are focused on direct tobacco advertisements and sponsorship of sports and entertainment. Country that has yet to draw up national legislat
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added May 19, 2013 14:16

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ban on tobacco ads pushed

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance or SEATCA on Friday called on the governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to strictly ban all advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of tobacco products, as it claimed that there are loopholes
Manila Standard (ph)
added May 17, 2013 23:12

FDA seeks firm to launch Native American anti-tobacco effort

The US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products is seeking a firm to launch an anti-tobacco program targeting Native Americans. The selected firm will help the Center for Tobacco Products create a communications plan for working with Na
PR Week US
added May 16, 2013 14:27

[USA] Saving lives with the US Tobacco Control Act

The FDA only has jurisdiction to regulate tobacco products that are for sale in the USA, yet it is crucial that other parts of the US Government support—and at the very least do not hinder—other countries from working to make the morbidity and mortality c
The Lancet (uk)
added May 6, 2013 12:46

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Launch New Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use

today announced an ambitious, three-year collaboration to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use, the nation's leading cause of preventable death. This new initiative comes as the United States nears the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 12, 2013 00:50

Out of touch - European Parliament backs tobacco subsidies & votes an agriculture policy unfriendly to public health

The European Public Health & Agriculture Consortium (EPHAC) is disappointed by the European Parliament’s approval of coupling subsidies to tobacco production. ... “It is a textbook case of vested interests getting the upper hand in policy making. People
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Mar 14, 2013 18:26

Conversation with Judith Mackay ($$)

added Feb 14, 2013 10:09

[Europe] Thousands demonstrate against planned EU-wide tobacco laws

Over 4000 people converged on Brussels to demonstrate against proposed new EU-wide tobacco legislation. ... tobacco retailers, who descended on Brussels to protest against the proposal, have complained that adoption of the directive would cause "serious
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 6, 2013 12:34

[Australia] FREEMAN: Blanket bans on outdoor smoking no panacea for tobacco control

As a tobacco control and public health advocate, it is my responsibility to ensure that good evidence guides policy implementation. And when it comes to reducing smoking rates and protecting health, nothing beats a tobacco tax increase.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 1, 2013 02:18
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