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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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[Vietnam] Reporters share experiences in writing about tobacco prevention

reporters and editors were equipped with skills and information to improve their writings about long-term harmful effects of tobacco and the need to raise the tax on tobacco at a conference held in Hanoi on September 25.
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Sep 25, 2018 23:54
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[Uruguay] Australia: WTO's Panel Decision On Plain Packaging Tobacco: A New Direction To Developing Countries

the international and national organizations are taking initiatives for the developing countries to help them in formulating anti tobacco policies.
Mondaq
added Sep 25, 2018 16:55
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An exploratory study of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke among women in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

The high level of awareness of health risks associated with tobacco use and SHS exposure and the high exposure to anti-tobacco messaging are community-level strengths that can proactively be built on to prevent the projected disease burden associated wit
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 18:51
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ARCHIVE: Letter to Uganda govt on breach to tobacco control law at ongoing ILO session of governing body

l at the ongoing International Labout Organization (ILO) session of the governing body.... This position is however contrary to Uganda’s policy by virtue of its being party to the WHO FCTC with specific reference to Article 5.3 and part viii of the Uganda
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 23, 2018 19:51
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is some evidence that progress is being made towards reducing indigenous commercial tobacco use, including the implementation of indigenous-focused initiatives. However, there are significant gaps and inconsistencies in reporting. Strengthening FCTC
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:13
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:11
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Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in heated tobacco product IQOS

Although HTP emits lower amounts of TSNA than combustible cigarettes, the amounts are significantly higher than from e-cigarettes. Our findings are consistent with prior reports.3 4 7 One limitation of this study is that one puffing protocol was used for
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:09
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Philip Morris International-funded ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’: analysing its claims of independence

claims that its governing documents ensure that it has an independent research agenda and stringent protections from conflicts of interest. We analysed the text of these governing documents. Their provisions have multiple loopholes, particularly regarding
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2018 22:33
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high nicotine e-cigarettes may reverse declines in youth tobacco use

without stronger regulation, high-tech e-cigarettes that can deliver nicotine at levels comparable to cigarettes — like JUUL and the many similar products and copycats — could “undo years of progress if a new generation of young people becomes addicted t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:02
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