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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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[Africa, Gambia] Tobacco Control Act 2016 launched

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with partners yesterday launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016 and the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day awards, held at the Arch 22 in Banjul. In her launching statement, Saffie Lowe-Ceesa
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:25
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ITIC: A Foundation Directly Sponsored by Transnational Tobacco Companies

The International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) is a U.S.-based non-profit research and education organization... ITIC’s main sponsors are large multinational corporations from the oil, alcohol and tobacco industries. ITIC’s sponsors include all of the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56
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[India] Industry front group dumps Big Tobacco

The International Tax and Investment Centre (ITIC) has announced that it will no longer accept sponsorship from tobacco companies or permit their representatives to sit on its board. This follows a campaign in 2016, led by the Tax Justice Network, ASH (U
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:56
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[Switzerland] Dates, location decided for FCTC COP8

The eighth session of Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control will be held 1-6 October 2018 at the Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG). If the illicit trade protocol has entered into force by then, MOP1 of the ITP will t
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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Smoking can increase risks caused by asbestos exposure

While exposure to asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma, exposure to other toxins from smoking can make a person more susceptible to the disease. Studies have shown the likelihood of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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truth truck rolls out for 18th summer of inspiring youth to end tobacco use

successful campaigns depend on a combination of online and offline engagement strategies. Case in point: truth® ads that air during televised pop culture events create a lot of buzz about ending tobacco use, but the campaign doesn’t just appear on televi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Control Plan - NNA response

a world leader in its pragmatic approach to vaping, a pragmatism which has led to very significant numbers of smokers in the U.K. switching to the much safer alternative. Perhaps the omission is because the U.K. Government doesn't deserve to make that cl
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:20
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THE U.S. IS NOT LIVING UP TO ITS OBLIGATION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF ITS CITIZENS

The tobacco problem is so big and costly that it is no surprise governments have taken “global” steps to reduce the harm tobacco causes...and the inclusion of a tobacco specific target in the Sustainable Development Goals that were universally adopted in
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:15
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[UK] Smokers targeted in HUGE Govt crackdown on cigarettes

The plan announced today also aims to cut smoking among 15-year-olds who regularly smoke from 8% to 3% or less. Ministers want to almost halve smoking in pregnancy by 2022, from 10.7% at present to 6% or under. The strict policy was announced in a docu
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:56
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