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[UK] Investigation examines bitter dispute over e-cigarettes in the public health community

(BAT) is now poised to market Voke, the first licensed medicinal nicotine product from a tobacco company. ASH has welcomed the decision, saying Voke “… will allow smokers to choose a product which meets the high standards of medicines regulation and cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:31

[Tanzania] WHO anti-tobacco campaigns responsible for dropping prices

ANTI-TOBACCO campaigns being conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) are among factors to blame for the depreciating prices of the cash crop in both the local and world markets, the National Assembly heard.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:40

Belarus against tobacco for World No Tobacco Day

Ministry of Health of Belarus conducted a national information and education campaign, called "Belarus against tobacco", between 11 and 31 May 2015. Culminating in World No Tobacco Day on 31 May, the campaign activities included:
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:28

[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Are e-cigarettes perpetuating addiction? Evidence about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes remains inconclusive

In the UAE, the Ministry of Health has banned the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and the World Health Organisation (WHO) does not consider Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)... Dr Sree Kumar, specialist physician at Aster clinics, Al Karam
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:41

[Africa] WHO Urges Nigeria To Rectify Law Against Tobacco

The Coordinator of WHO in Lagos, Dr Sunday Abidoye, made the call in Lagos at an event organised by the UN Information Centre (UNIC), the Nigeria Heart Foundation and the UN Association of Nigeria. The event, jointly organised to commemorate ”World
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:13

Multisectorial efforts needed to address tobacco control in the Republic of Moldova

25% of the population and 50% of men smoke, and 90 000 of today's youth population will take up smoking in the absence of strong tobacco control measures, highlighted Mrs Svetlana Cotelea, the Deputy Minister of Health, during a press conference held on t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 7, 2015 22:15

ROSS: To save lives: "World No Tobacco Control" Day

And it’s working: more and more smokers now believe that e-cigarettes are no safer than smoking combusted tobacco. Congratulations, CDC, FDA, et al.: Big Tobacco Control. Why will so-called scientists not allow truthful communication to reach the smoke
Science 2.0
added Jun 3, 2015 21:48

[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uruguay] CHAN: WHO Director-General addresses tobacco conference / Keynote address at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The real slippery slope is this: depriving governments of their sovereign right to use legislation to protect citizens from harm. This is a battle that pitches the power and authority of governments against the power of corporations. The Framework Conven
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:01

[Europe, UK] Illicit Tobacco: What is the Tobacco Industry Trying to Do? (PDF)

ASH also wants the UK Government to:  Sign and ratify the WHO Illicit Trade Protocol, as soon as possible  Introduce all the supply chain controls mandated under the Protocol and revised Tobacco Products Directive as soon as possible, including an effec
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:37

Illegal trade of tobacco products: What you should know to stop it

A key objective of the campaign is to advocate for the ratification and implementation by governments of the Protocol to Eliminate the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, which is a supplementary treaty to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2015 10:31
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