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[Asia, Asia-pacific] SEATCA Tobacco Industry Interference Index: a tool for measuring implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This Tobacco Industry Interference Index, based on the WHO FCTC Article 5.3 Guidelines, is a useful advocacy tool for identifying both progress and gaps in national efforts at implementing WHO FCTC Article 5.3.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 24, 2015 11:59

News analysis / Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

February 2015 marked 10 years since the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) entered into force. While enormous progress has been made in curtailing the epidemic, the epicentre continues to be in countries that can lea
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2015 23:00

AUDIO: Effective global tobacco control in the next decade

Dr. Moneeza Walji, editorial fellow, interviews Dr. Prabhat Jha... Dr. Jha and colleagues say that slowing tobacco sales in the next decade will depend on strengthening its implementation by increasing excise tax and improving anti-tobacco legislation. P
added Apr 21, 2015 15:56

[South Africa] NICHOLSON: World Conference on Tobacco or Health: keeping the focus on the tobacco industry

The conference closed with the announcement that South Africa had won the bid for the 17th WCTOH, the first time the conference will be hosted by an African nation. The challenge was set with the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have walked that long road to
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 15, 2015 09:00

[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51

Cambodia and Nepal limit smoking; China still puffing away

On Wednesday, Cambodia’s National Assembly unanimously passed a draft anti-tobacco law. It is intended to curb the current $100 million tobacco industry in that culture and tradition are not insurmountable obstacles to curbing tobacco use
Blouin News (blogs)
added Apr 9, 2015 17:47

[Asia] India can dip into Bloomberg-Gates fund if tobacco litigation looms

"The Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund was set up to encourage and assist low and middle-income countries like India to defend themselves against international trade suits brought by tobacco companies," Myers told ET. Since the past few years, countrie
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:55

[UK] Britain is quitting smoking. Can our success inspire the rest of the world?

From Monday, small UK shops will be forced to hide cigarettes, but big tobacco is exploiting huge new markets in China, India and Pakistan
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2015 12:28

[Asia, India, USA] KOTHARI/RAVI: Conflicts of interest between government and tobacco industry is bad

The tobacco industry’s influence on scientific research as well as government regulation and policy is an important part of the tobacco story.... The recent pack warnings debacle is a stark example of the vested interests of the tobacco industry coming i
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:44

[Asia] MENDOZA: Curbing Tobacco Use – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The numbers are in, and there’s not much to celebrate: every year, about six million people die as a result of tobacco use, including 600,000 who succumb to the effects of second-hand smoke.
Inter Press Service (IPS)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:50
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