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Nicotine Reduction Strategy is Championed by Growing Number of Scientists and Public Health Experts

22nd Century Group...announced today that in this month’s issue of Tobacco Control, Drs. Dorothy Hatsukami, Ghazi Zaatari and Eric Donny state that failure to act on the (WHO) recommendation of mandating nicotine reductions in cigarettes to non-addictive
Business Wire
added Jul 14, 2016 15:29
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[Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS V. ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY: WRITTEN SUBMISSION (AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF) BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL SECRETARIAT (PDF)

action taken by Uruguay was taken in light of a substantial body of evidence that large graphic health warnings are an effective means of informing consumers...These bodies of evidence...support the conclusion that the Uruguayan measures in que
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:59
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[Uruguay] International tribunal upholds states' rights to protect health through tobacco control

The decision was informed by a joint submission or amicus brief, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Secretariat. The brief provided an overview of global tobacco control, including the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:53
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The case for the WHO Advisory Note, Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy

examine the potential feasibility of reduced nicotine content cigarettes as an approach to tobacco control, and to describe the context in which this approach could be considered. This approach is bold, but worth serious consideration. Why? Because the to
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2016 15:57
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World Health Organization Recommends “Mandated Reductions in Nicotine to Minimally Addictive Levels”

22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Could Facilitate Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy / (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) has recommended “a policy of limiting the sale of cigarettes to brands with a nicotine content tha
Business Wire
added Jul 11, 2016 21:42
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Advice to WHO nations to consider mandatory low-nicotine cigarettes is premature, researcher says

A panel...recently advised the group to consider a "global nicotine reduction strategy." This strategy would require that very low nicotine cigarettes could be the only cigarettes sold...Kozlowski...cautions that much more needs to be known about the effe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:43
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[Canada] CORE QUESTIONNAIRE OF THE REPORTING INSTRUMENT OF WHO FCTC (PDF)

The Government of Canada addresses the public health issue of tobacco control through the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS). Launched in 2001, the FTCS was designed as a comprehensive, integrated and sustained approach to achieving reductions in to
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 24, 2016 14:01
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[Syria] PEMBERTON: DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: I'm voting OUT to save my beloved NHS

While thousands of Syrians are fleeing Islamic State, and an estimated 280,000 people have already died in the conflict, the WHO has launched a public health campaign there on the dangers of smoking! It is asking Syria to consider plain packaging on cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18
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[Asia] Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry

An "international coalition" consisting of 47 organizations ... signed a letter and sent to World Health Organization...individual members of the anti-plain packaging coalition have also received tobacco industry funding. Other signatories count tobacco c
Asian Tribune
added Jun 17, 2016 02:41
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[Ghana] Stakeholders in health urged to harness efforts in tobacco control

Mr Brobbey-Mpiani gave the advice at the opening of a three-day national workshop on International Trade and Investment Law, Tobacco Control and Health in Accra... It was aimed at building the capacity of the participants to draw a roadmap for comprehens
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:24
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