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[Asia, China] GALEA: Law ought to ban smoking in all public places

Over the past half a year since I moved to Beijing to be the World Health Organization representative in China... What is needed urgently and long advocated by China's tobacco control champions is a nationwide ban on smoking in public places. The second
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:07
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Egypt to work with WHO to combat illicit tobacco trade

Egypt's cabinet approved on Wednesday measures that go in line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) protocol to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products, MENA reported. The objective of the protocol is the elimination of all forms of illicit t
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:21
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Who, What and Why: Trans-National Government, Legitimacy and the World Health Organisation (Occasional Paper) UK ed. Edition

Roger Scruton examines the activities of transnational institutions (the United Nations and its affiliates) and finds that they are, in effect, exercising legislative powers, so bypassing national legislatures and avoiding the constraints to which those l
amazon.com
added Nov 15, 2018 11:24
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[UK] WHO, What and Why? ROGER SCRUTON

(WHO) is one such transnational institution. An example of the abuse of its powers is its attempt, based on spurious grounds, to secure a draconian convention against the tobacco industry. Such a convention would do nothing to curtail tobacco consumption
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 11:19
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SCRUTON: WHO, WHAT AND WHY? TRANS-NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, LEGITIMACY AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.

Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Nov 15, 2018 11:13
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[UK] Roger Scruton

The Guardian revealed that Scruton had been receiving £4,400 (US$6,300) a month from JTI Tobacco and that he had asked the company for a pay increase of £1,000/month to continue placing pro-smoking articles in prestigious magazines and international ne
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Nov 15, 2018 11:09
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[UK] Government faces calls to oust housing tsar who allegedly described homosexuality as 'not normal' and Islamophobia as a 'propaganda word'

Scruton was damaged by the revelation in 2002 that he was taking money from tobacco companies while criticising the World Health Organisation campaign against smoking. In 2016 he was knighted for ‘services to philosophy, teaching and public education’. B
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 11:05
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ARCHIVE: THINK TANK; Advocating Tobacco, On the Payroll Of Tobacco

he published a 60-page pamphlet for the Institute for Economic Affairs, a British think tank, attacking the ''transnational authority'' of the World Health Organization in its effort to ban cigarette advertising worldwide.
New York Times
added Nov 15, 2018 10:55
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO downplays e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aid

Representative to the Philippines Dr. Gundo Weiler said that it is still not clear... “There are also claims that e-cigarettes lead to reduction in smoking. It is not so clear at this point whether indeed along the line people will have less consumption o
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:49
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WHO says air pollution kills 600,000 children every year

Parents should try to avoid household air pollution by using less polluting fuels for cooking and heating and not smoking but to reduce child exposure to ambient pollution they should need to lobby politicians to clean up the environment, WHO experts sai
Reuters
added Oct 30, 2018 22:01
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