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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2017 Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies (PDF)

All Parties to the WHO FCTC have made specific commitments to implement strong tobacco control policies – including effective monitoring programmes – as an important means of fulfilling their obligation to protect the health of their people. Substa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:10
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[Kenya] Big win for Health Ministry as BAT loses case on tobacco regulation

The High Court has adopted the proposed tobacco regulations seeking to control the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products, with Judge Mumbi Ngugi directing that the regulations be effective in six months time. The ruling is seen as a majo
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Mar 27, 2016 18:41
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[Canada] PICARD: It’s time to treat smoking as an addiction

Smoking, Pipe says, is not a habit or a lifestyle choice. It’s an addiction, and: “We have to start offering evidence-based assistance for smoking cessation.” He helped develop the pioneering Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation. The philosophy is simple:
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2014 12:31
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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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[UK] Council Signs Tobacco Declaration To Safeguard Public

Bath & North East Somerset Council is one of the first local authorities in the South West to publicly declare its intention to protect residents’ health from the risks associated with smoking tobacco.
NOW Bath (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:36
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[India] World Heart Federation calls on all countries to follow example of Finland, New Zealand

As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobac
Science Codex
added Sep 10, 2013 13:13
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[Pakistan] Bar associations offer support in tobacco control efforts

Rawalpindi and Islamabad Bar Associations have offered full support in tobacco control measures and saving the health’s rights of non-smokers
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 6, 2012 08:54
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#catmageddon: how smoking could make cat videos a thing of the past

#CATmageddon, a new ad from the truth® campaign, which will premiere during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards...The humorous ad carries a serious message: dogs and cats who live in a smoking household are twice as likely to get cancer.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25
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Thank You for Not Smoking / How the WHO Fought Tobacco Through Treaties

The FCTC, as the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and the first collective response to non-communicable diseases, provides a critical case study of how developments at the international level can influence domestic policymaking and creat
Foreign Affairs
added Sep 25, 2015 16:09
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