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Largest US trade group is fighting anti-smoking laws overseas

The Chamber's goals very clearly go against global tobacco-reduction objectives. Around 170 countries have approved tobacco-control measures as part of a World Health Organization public health treaty. The US has its own goals, which include reducing tob
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Jul 3, 2015 10:18
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Investment incentives and the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: evidence from Zambia

Much of the struggle Zambia has experienced in implementing the FCTC can be attributed to misalignments between the economic and health sectors. Zambia's development agenda seeks to bolster agricultural processing and manufacturing. Tobacco control propon
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:10
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New York Times: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Fights for Big Tobacco

Government officials trying to protect public health should be wary when the U.S. Chamber comes calling to do the bidding of the tobacco industry, and the U.S. Chamber should publicly disclose its donors so that officials can be fully informed about thei
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:08
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Why is the US Chamber of Commerce lobbying abroad for smoking?

“They represent the interests of the tobacco industry,” said Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the Secretariat that oversees the WHO treaty...“They are putting their feet everywhere where there are stronger regulations coming up.”
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 30, 2015 17:46
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Obama Can Help End Tobacco Epidemic, Says ASH

Now that Fast-Track has passed...Obama and USTR Ambassador Froman should insist that tobacco be granted a full “carve out” from the TPP...all of the TPP countries (except the U.S.) have ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 25, 2015 11:07
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Big tobacco, Interpol & Codentify: potential problems with industry product tracking systems

“This blog will be primarily dedicated to explaining the scam that is Codentify. I will try my best to use my background as an information systems student to explain these technical issues in simple terms.” Given the lack of research about this issue and
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 21, 2015 14:43
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Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations for the Outcome Document

the zero draft was released of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It is available here: Zero draft...may contribute feedback on the zero draft by completing the form here: Submit feedback Deadline: 21 June 20
U.N. Division for Sustainable Development / Department of Economic and Social Affairs
added Jun 21, 2015 14:34
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SF CTCRE submission to UN on Draft Sustainable Development Goals; please submit your comments by June 21

Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals released the Zero Draft of the document proposing goals and targets for the post-2015 agenda and invited comment...Our comments refer to the relevant sections for tobacco, so you can ju
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 21, 2015 14:27
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Are e-cigarettes perpetuating addiction? Evidence about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes remains inconclusive

In the UAE, the Ministry of Health has banned the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and the World Health Organisation (WHO) does not consider Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)... Dr Sree Kumar, specialist physician at Aster clinics, Al Karam
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:41
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[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] International Smoke-free Air Successes

only half of all Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Several countries around the world have achieved complete protection for their citizens...Now we add a third, Switzerland, which presents a m
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:09
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