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[UK] STIMSON: Britain must speak up for e-cigarettes — the health of the world’s smokers depends on it

UK health officials are discussing this today in Brussels with their European colleagues. Will they push the EU to speak up for safer alternative sources of nicotine? I hope so. Will they succeed? It will require strength and grit. So far, France is the
The Spectator (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44
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Who's WHO? Six candidates named for next World Health Organisation chief

Dr Miklós Szócska The Hungarian nominee, lauded as the first health minister to manage a full four years in office, has implemented a wide range of public health regulations, from banning smoking in public to adding a tax on food and beverages with added
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:59
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[Europe] BATE: The Rise Of Illicit Tobacco

Our results are in my paper “Smoking Out Illicit Trade”...a significant minority of smokers are annoyed about high tax rates...Without assistance from international security experts and tobacco producers, and no funds to offer signatories in technical as
Forbes
added Sep 23, 2016 19:59
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[UK] SNOWDON: The government’s great triumph on smoking: it left e-cigarettes alone

What Arnott cannot quite bring herself to say is that it is the e-cigarette, not big government interference, that has been the game-changer... All this has been achieved without a penny being spent by government. It has happened despite the active resist
The Spectator (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:35
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO warns of intensified tobacco industry interference

In a statement, the WHO said there is a need for member-states to be more vigilant against efforts of the tobacco industry to water down tobacco control programs. “This is a busy time and a challenging moment. The tobacco industry is intensifying its eff
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:22
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Philip Morris International expresses concern with slow ratification of the WHO Anti-Illicit Trade Protocol

“PMI has been a supporter of the anti-illicit trade Protocol since its adoption in 2012. The WHO’s Protocol paves the way for solutions that have already been proven effective in the EU – such as tracking and tracing, and due diligence procedures – to be
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 13, 2016 02:31
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How the WHO Ignores Terror Risks in Illicit Tobacco Sales

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a leading international authority on healthcare, but former federal agent Thomas Lesnak warns political agendas and secret meetings have resulted in an echo chamber of dangerous policies. He adds the agency would ra
InsideSources
added Sep 12, 2016 16:26
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Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS/ENNDS) (PDF)

The following is a non-exhaustive list of options that Parties might consider in accordance with their national law, in order to achieve the ENDS/ENNDS objectives set out in the COP 6 decision on ENDS/ENNDS. 29. Objective: prevent the initiation of ENDS/E
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 9, 2016 01:49
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GLANTZ: WHO issues new report on e-cigs; contains cautious read of science and sensible policy recommendations

the single most important statement is "The magnitude of these risks is likely to be smaller than from tobacco smoke, although there is not enough research to quantify the relative risk of ENDS/ENNDS over combustible products. Therefore, no specific figur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 8, 2016 20:38
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[Panama, Uruguay] ‘Quit smoking’ services get a boost

This week in Panama City, two Parties to the [FCTC], the Republic of Panama and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, will be sharing with 6 other Parties their knowledge... Teams attending the event are from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Georgia, Jamaica and Sur
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:19
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