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[Russia] WHO tobacco treaty makes significant progress despite mounting pressure from tobacco industry

concluded today in Moscow. Several landmark decisions were adopted in the course of the six-day session... Despite increased efforts by tobacco industry to undermine the WHO FCTC, important decisions were passed. “Parties have taken courageous steps forw
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:53

[UK] Pubs, restaurants, hotels and coffee chains ban e-cigarettes even as experts insist they are acting on bad advice from the WHO

Bans come after UN health body advised curbs on indoor use and ads Addiction experts say the WHO findings are riddled with errors British Medical Association supports bans in line with no-smoking policy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:32

[Belgium] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg honoured by WHO for contribution on tobacco control

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr Borg on behalf of the WHO Director General in recognition for the EU Commission's outstanding contribution to tobacco
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 17, 2014 00:58

European code against cancer calls for smoke-free, active lives

Cancer experts issued a 12-point code on Tuesday aimed at preventing up to half of all new cases of the disease in Europe by guiding people towards smoke-free, active lives... Publishing the new European code against cancer, experts at the World Health Or
added Oct 14, 2014 12:38

[Europe, Russia] ROSS: WHO Tobacco Treaty Will Make It Harder For Smokers To Quit

are doing their best to impede, rather than promote, a potentially miraculous new technology devoted to that very goal: electronic cigarettes... The big nonprofits eagerly accept vast sums from the pharmaceutical companies whose nicotine-replacement produ
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:11

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco use kills 2 each minute in Western Pacific Region: WHO

"Of the World Health Organization's six regions, the Western Pacific Region has the greatest number of smokers, the highest rates of male smoking prevalence, and the fastest increase in tobacco uptake by women and young people," the WHO said.
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 10, 2014 13:44

[Europe] Uncertain future for e-cigarettes in Luxembourg

Electronic cigarettes may be banned in Luxembourg pending the outcome of a World Health Organisation (WHO) report into their impact on health. In a response to a parliamentary question, Luxembourg Health Minister Lydia Mutsch said that no decision will
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:45

High level of enforcement of smoke-free public places after 3 first months

Three months after the entry into force of the new tobacco control law in Russian Federation on the 1 June 2014, the enforcement of the smoke-free public places is high.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 6, 2014 10:11

[Russia, USA, Kentucky] SHAW: US to skip Putin’s WHO tobacco conference

a proposal to add a new 75 percent excise tax on cigarettes would be part of that discussion. ... they could cut down severely on exports, and with a vast number of Americans already out of the labor force, that’s probably more news we don’t need. Of cou
Hot Air (blog)
added Oct 4, 2014 20:33

VIDEO: WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

In a report, the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls for stiffer regulation of electronic cigarettes, a move condemned by those in the industry who say they help smokers quit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2014 22:19
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