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WHO Censorship Tactics Should be Exposed at World Health Assembly

Global Leaders Have an Opportunity to Scrutinize WHO’s Definition of Transparency and Accountability...At the last Conference of the Parties (COP6) of the WHO’s (FCTC) in 2014, members of the public and journalists were unjustifiably ejected from the publ
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added May 25, 2016 03:59
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The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: an overview (PDF)

Parties have to ensure that any interaction with the tobacco industry is carried out with maximum transparency, and in relation to tracking and tracing, Parties must not delegate any of their obligations to the tobacco industry.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2016 23:14
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[Canada, UK] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Summary: Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in Ireland and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, France, Canada, New Zealand, Singap
ASH London (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:36
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: 10 Years Later (PDF) (148 pp)

30 out of the 35 countries of the Region are Parties to the FCTC, only six countries have implemented at least four of the main measures of the FCTC at its highest level...Countries that have implemented comprehensive tobacco control measures have shown i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:23
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[Latin America] Regional Report on Tobacco Control, 2016

In the ten years since the entry into force of the FCTC, the Region of the Americas has advanced significantly in implementing tobacco control policies. Approximately half of the Region's population is protected by measures such as smoke-free environment
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:04
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] More government action needed to reverse the smoking epidemic in the Americas

The report provides the most up-to-date picture of the smoking epidemic in PAHO's 35 Member States 10 years after the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took effect. According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:02
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
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[UK] British American Tobacco & others v Department of Health (PDF) (386pp)

Conclusions 46. For the reasons set out in this judgment all of the applications for judicial review fail. The Regulations were lawful when they were promulgated by Parliament and they are lawful now in the light of the most up to date evidence.
Courts and Tribunals Judiciary (uk)
added May 20, 2016 02:11
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[Kenya, South Africa] Amid Global Push For Tobacco Plain Packaging, IP And Health Rights Bog Down Africa

“There is not an ‘African’ response to plain packaging,” Marty Logan, communications manager of Framework Convention Alliance, an umbrella group of civil society organisations, based in Geneva, told Intellectual Property Watch. There are 44 African coun
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 19, 2016 20:33
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WHO's strategy to put Big Tobacco 'out of business'

This aggressive approach has prompted howls from the industry. To them, the organization and its boss are straying beyond the WHO’s public health mandate by seeking to regulate — and as Chan openly said, kill — the industry.... “We are being ostracized,”
Politico
added May 13, 2016 18:41
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