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[Africa, Kenya] Why COPD Will Be the 3rd Leading Killer by 2030

Key among the causes of COPD is cigarettes smoking. To reduce the number of COPD cases, several countries have drafted stringent laws that govern smokers. These laws are aimed at discouraging people from stopping to smoke....the launch of Global Alliance
onislam (eg)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:13
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[Russia] JOHNSON: The WHO’s secret tobacco tax

Shortly after the media was removed from the convention, the U.N.’s health agency secretly passed the world’s first ever global tax — an outrageous scheme requiring nearly 180 countries to apply a minimum tax...Every country that cherishes and protects t
Washington Times
added Nov 14, 2014 17:08
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[Latin America] PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

Despite the industry's legal challenge, Uruguay this year completed its ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship by implementing a new prohibition on product promotion and display at the point of sale. In addition, in September, Uruguay beca
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:38
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Regulate e-cigarettes as they can undermine the progress we made in tobacco control: WHO

Noting that "remarkable progress" had been made in tobacco control, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO regional director for South-East Asia, cautioned that the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) could underm
Times of India
added Nov 10, 2014 21:24
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems: Report by WHO

Whether ENDS fulfil the promise or the threat depends on a complex and dynamic interplay among the industries marketing ENDS (independent makers and tobacco companies), consumers, regulators, policy-makers, practitioners, scientists, and advocates.1 Th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:15
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[Uruguay] Weekly Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris Changes Purchase Process, Runs Into Trouble With WHO

we will discuss Philip Morris’ recent announcement of its decision to stop purchasing tobacco from farmers directly and instead from two large suppliers. ...we will briefly touch upon the World Health Organization (WHO)’s decision to come out against Phil
Trefis
added Nov 7, 2014 19:27
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] WHO Backs Uruguay In Legal Battle With Tobacco Company

has expressed support for the Uruguayan government in its ongoing legal dispute with U.S.-based tobacco giant Philip Morris International, an aide to President Jose Mujica told reporters. Diego Canepa, who said the government discussed the matter at a Ca
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 7, 2014 09:05
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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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Reducing the burden of tobacco: what's the endgame?

This commentary argues that the tobacco control interventions recommended by the World Health Organization are necessary but not sufficient to adequately address the consequences of tobacco use.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 28, 2014 12:18
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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
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