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EDITORIAL: Can state ownership of the tobacco industry really advance tobacco control?

SOTCs could in fact be co-opted into advancing the goals of tobacco control—by virtue of their potential to play a role in addressing supply side issues. In the most optimistic version of this scenario, a national government could essentially instruct its
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2015 11:40

[Europe] Commission's secretive tobacco lobby contacts breach UN rules - Ombudsman

The new ruling follows other, recent Ombudsman rulings on several other CEO complaints about secrecy and conflicts of interests emerging from the Commission's relations with tobacco industry. In December 2013, the Ombudsman slammed the Commission for its
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:02
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European Commission rejects Ombudsman tobacco ruling

But the Commission said that it believed its interpretation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is “the correct one” and that its practices “offer a high degree of transparency.” According to the new ASAI code, e-cigarettes should not conta
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:33

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] SINGH: How Southeast Asia can kick the killer habit

National, regional and inter-country cooperation mechanisms are necessary for the regular sharing of best practices on tobacco control. Most importantly, countries need to support cross-border control of tobacco-related trade and marketing.
The Nation (th)
added Oct 5, 2015 19:03

[Europe] EU Commission Too Opaque Over Tobacco Lobbying

said the entire commission - with the exception of Dalli's former department - is not being proactive enough about publishing information on meetings with the tobacco industry. The approach is "inadequate, unreliable and unsatisfactory," her office said
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 12:08

[Europe] Contacts with the tobacco industry re EU trade negotiations

It is - again - remarkable that DG Trade would share such information with a tobacco company (moreover one which is head-quartered in Japan), while refusing access-to-documents to others. We would like a review of this position, for the above-mentioned re
Ask the EU (Access Info Europe) (es)
added Oct 5, 2015 12:05

[Europe] Commission in breach of UN tobacco lobbying rules, says EU Ombudsman

European Commission fails to meet United Nations transparency obligations over tobacco lobbying... The Barroso Commission, rocked by the Dalligate graft scandal, was too secretive about meeting Big Tobacco lobbyists, the Ombudsman said.
added Oct 5, 2015 11:34

Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

on the protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:32

Opinion of the European Commission on complaint 852/2014/LP (PDF) [REDACTED]

European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:29

Request to the European Commission to submit a supplementary opinion on complaint 852/2014/LP

the Commission should specify whether there were indeed meetings between senior officials of the Commission (other than the staff of DG SANCO) and tobacco industry representatives, whether any record of such meetings was prepared and, if this was not the
European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:20
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