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COP8: An Opportunity to Accelerate WHO FCTC Implementation

Parties will be presented with an opportunity to adopt the first ever Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control – a roadmap for accelerated progress on tobacco control and towards achievement of SDG 3a.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:19
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Modelling the impact of a new tobacco product: review of Philip Morris International’s Population Health Impact Model as applied to the IQOS heated tobacco product [FREE FULL TEXT]

The PHIM is a dynamic state transition model which models the impact of cigarette and MRTP use on mortality from four tobacco-attributable diseases...underestimates the health impact of HTP products and cannot be used to justify an MRTP claim. An assessme
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2018 03:55
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Association between tobacco prices and smoking onset: evidence from the TCP India Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Under the new regime of a central goods and service system, policymakers may need to raise the prices of tobacco products sufficiently to curb smoking onset.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2018 03:52
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GLANTZ: Comments on Clive Bates' latest letter to WHO

While Bates and his friends, along with the tobacco companies, keep talking about “complete switching,” the dominant behavior remains dual use, with people using both products at the same time; the risks add. A few specific statements in the letter warra
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 1, 2018 17:49
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Daily Bulletin 1: FCTC conference of the parties ARE WE DOING ENOUGH TO STOP ONE BILLION DEATHS? (PDF)

"A key item on the COP’s agenda this week is a proposed Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control. This is our best hope to tackle the problems Parties face with implementation.”
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 1, 2018 17:28
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BLOOMBERG: UN meeting: ‘Smart policies save lives’

Many of the biggest causes of NCDs – like tobacco and junk foods – have powerful industries working on their sides. But so many lives are at stake – and there really is no excuse for inaction. So it is encouraging to see you all here, and the steps you ta
Health-E (za)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:39
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VIDEO: Launch of the Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge

This initiative represents a new collaboration between global Finance, Health, Government and Civil Society and will accelerate progress toward a tobacco-free future. The launch event is being co-sponsored by the French and Australian Governments and will
United Nations (UN)
added Sep 28, 2018 15:49
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Switzerland criticised for tobacco control treaty stance

“I think this is more of a shame than a problem that Switzerland is not party to the treaty, as this is all about protecting the public health of the population,” the head of the FCTC Secretariat, Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, told reporters at the United
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Sep 28, 2018 14:45
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[Vietnam] WHO’s social media campaign promotes smoke-free environment

A three-month social media campaign against smoking was launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam in partnership with key tobacco control partners in Hanoi on September 27. Themed “#Respect,” the campaign aims to promote a smoke-free env
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Sep 28, 2018 14:39
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[Asia-pacific] Asean tobacco atlas reveals how Thailand is fighting back against killer

according to the fourth edition of the Asean Tobacco Control Atlas released yesterday by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) on the occasion of the 3rd UN High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases taking place in New York today.
The Nation (th)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:18
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