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[Asia, India] ‘Govt hand in glove with tobacco industry’

"But despite the evident conflict of interest, representatives of this industry have always been there in the government decision-making bodies," said Dr Prakash Gupta...in the city for a seminar being organized by the RST Regional Cancer Hospital on Sund
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2015 06:04
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER from Ways and Means House Democrats to Michael Froman United States Trade Representative (PDF)

The USTR position should be consistent with the letter and spirit of the Doggett Amendment, which prohibits the United States government from promoting tobacco exports...We seek a commitment from you that the United States will lead this fight.
US House Committee on Ways and Means
added Jul 25, 2015 18:35
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[Asia, India] Punjab forms Committee for implementation of Tobacco Control Act

Punjab government has constituted an Empowered Committee to carry forward its crusade against tobacco and ensure implementation of Tobacco Control Act across the state. The high powered committee would mainly focus on implementation of Section 5.3 of WHO
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:44
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[Asia, India] State forms panel to enforce tobacco Act

Chandigarh...government has become the first state to have constituted an empowered committee to deal with the tobacco industry’s interference in public health policies...would mainly focus on the implementation of Section 5.3 of the WHO Framework Conven
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:42
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[Asia, Taiwan] Japanese tobacco firm's plan to set up plant in Tainan creates controversy

will invest a total of over US$300 million to set up a plant in the Tainan Technological Industrial Park, which is expected to be operational in February 2016. It is considered a major investment project, but the John Tung Foundation called a news confer
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:41
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New Report Details How U.S. Chamber of Commerce Helps Tobacco Industry Fight Life-Saving Policies in Over a Dozen Countries

shows that the U.S. Chamber’s pro-tobacco activities span the globe and often target low- and middle-income countries vulnerable to bullying by the economic might of the leading U.S. business lobby. These countries include Burkina Faso, El Salvador, Jamai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 16, 2015 13:14
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Moldova Enacts Historic Law to Fight Tobacco Use, Resisting Pressure from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

a bold and comprehensive law ...enacted despite years of opposition from the tobacco industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The new law will help Moldova fulfill its obligations under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:41
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[Philippines] PH cited for raising tax to curb smoking

World Health Organization has hailed the Philippines as a world model in implementing a tax measure that greatly reduced demand for tobacco at the launch of the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015 on Tuesday in Manila.
Manila Times (ph)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:03
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WHO REPORT On THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2015: Raising taxes on tobacco (PDF)

presents a country-level examination of the epidemic and identifies countries that have applied effective tobacco control measures. The number of people worldwide protected by effective tobacco control measures continues to grow, and countries that
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:26
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WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2015

The continued success in global tobacco control is detailed in this year’s WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2015: substantial progress has been made since the entry into force of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) ten y
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:14
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