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[UK] SIEGEL: Dishonesty of Vaping Opponents (Health Agencies) is Out of Control; Urgent Action is Needed

How ironic that Professor Gilmore is attacking the tobacco industry for opposing "any policy that would reduce" tobacco use, while at the very same time (and in the same sentence) she is vigorously opposing one of the most promising strategies ever for r
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:29
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[Asia-pacific] What will it take to get China’s 350 million smokers to quit? Public bans, tax hikes on the cards

“We will put health in a strategic position and regard it as a priority task. In our development mindset, we should prioritise health and emphasise health goals in our economic and social planning,” Li said. “Public policies should favour health goals an
South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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[Asia] Vaping Is Not the Solution, WHO Warns China’s Smokers

they might just substitute one evil with another, the World Health Organization warned... Ahead of Singles’ Day on Nov. 11, China’s top holiday for online shopping, internet vendors are promoting deals...with ads saying, “Big smoke,” “No oil leak,” and “L
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:29
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[Asia] Government of India promotes COP7

has published half page public service announcements in national newspapers, promoting the up-coming seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The Government’s announcements were
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:22
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[Asia, India] Transparency, Yes. Interference, No.

We cannot sit at the negotiating table with the people who caused this global disaster because one thing is crystal clear - this industry lies. ...we will be making documents available, we will be briefing journalists and we will publicize our decisions.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:21
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BATE: Smoking out illicit trade: How some policies intended to limit smoking drive illegal trade

This paper reports on a novel empirical assessment of smoker opinion and availability of illicit whites (smuggled legally produced cigarettes), which shows a sizeable minority of smokers bought illicit whites in most cases because they are far cheaper.
American Enterprise Institute
added Nov 7, 2016 15:43
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[UK] Ban e-cigarettes from public places, say world health chiefs: Britain is told to outlaw the increasingly popular vaping devices from schools, hospitals and buses amid health concerns

The WHO is calling for countries to look at a ban due to ‘passive vaping’ / It has been linked to lung damage, heart complications and stillbirths / Move echoes call from the BMA, which said e-cigarettes should be banned Read more: http://www.dailymai
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:35
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[Switzerland] Human rights experts hear from the Head of the Convention Secretariat

Human rights experts meeting at the Palais des Nations in Geneva heard how the global tobacco control treaty is increasingly relevant to advances in public health and human rights. The United Nations Human Rights Council’s Second Session of the Open-ende
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13
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[Asia, India] WHO: New Smoking Products, Internet Pose Dangers for Tobacco Control

The World Health Organization warns that tobacco control efforts are being threatened by new smoking products and new online advertising opportunities that can reach young people around the world. Such threats are to be addressed next week at an intern
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Nov 2, 2016 05:46
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Seventh Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC expected to see changes

“After almost twelve years since the treaty entered into force... The Convention is inextricably drawn to how tobacco prevents sustainable development, disrespects human rights and attempts to use international trade mechanisms to the detriment of public
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 31, 2016 15:40
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