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[Korea - South] [Editorial] Instead of protecting, cigarette price hike blindsides the working class

Seeing how quick the politicians were to raise cigarette prices, and how reluctant they’ve been to introduce warning images, is enough to explain why more and more people are suspecting that cigarette company lobbying is at work
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:20

Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

Science Direct
added Dec 4, 2014 13:52

WHO FCTC significantly accelerated implementation of health warning labels in low and middle income countries

"Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity" in Social Science and Medicine. This paper adds to the empirical case that the WHO Framewor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:51

[Asia] China Has Pledged to Curb Its Smoking Habit, but Results Are Meager

The country signed a WHO convention on tobacco control in 2003, but measures such as raising taxes on cigarettes have mostly gone up in smoke
Caixin Online (cn)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:17

New Survey Shows Need for Kenya to Take Strong Action to Save Lives from Tobacco Use

An estimated 2.5 million Kenyans — over 11 percent of the country’s adult population — currently use tobacco, according to the first Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) ever conducted in Kenya.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25

Indonesia minister sees no need to ratify FCTC

said on Nov. 19 that the government “does not need to adopt and ratify [the FCTC], ” according to a report Antara. Husin said existing regulations are adequate to monitor and control the national cigarette industry.
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 28, 2014 21:54

High International Electronic Cigarette Use Among Never Smoker Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

The same types of policies used to protect youth from cigarettes included in the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [32] need to be implemented for e-cigarettes. E-cigarette advertising should be prohibited, as should sponso
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 28, 2014 12:41

Beijing Takes Historic Action to Reduce Smoking, Paves Way for National Law in China

Beijing's new law should spur further action in China and around the world to address an epidemic that will kill one billion people this century without urgent action now. By following Beijing's lead and adopting strong national tobacco control laws, Chin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:11

[Asia] China anti-smoking legislation draws plaudits, implementation concerns

Yang Gonghuan, deputy head of Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, said it is the first time China has considered state-level legislation on tobacco control, which has demonstrates the country's great determination on the issue. (cn)
added Nov 28, 2014 03:55

[Asia, China] YASHAN: Anti-smoking campaign requires more than bans

As a passive secondhand smoker, I'm more than happy to hear the news. However, it's always easy to say, hard to do....prohibition shouldn't be the only way to lower smoking rates. The government should still organize more anti-smoking campaigns to raise
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 27, 2014 12:39
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