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[Latin America, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Argentina Lags Behind in Terms of Tobacco Control

Argentina remains one in seven U.N. member states — and the only one in South America — to have not yet ratified, after initially signing, a landmark treaty that aims to reduce tobacco consumption and advertising.
Latin America News Dispatch
added Mar 22, 2015 16:06
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Progress made but work remains on firewalling health policy from tobacco industry

"FCTC Article 5.3 has been gaining momentum over the last few years. We are talking more of it at this conference as well as during last COP6 (Sixth Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC in October 2014). Everyone is now talking of tobacco industry i
Asian Tribune
added Mar 21, 2015 22:01
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[Africa, Kenya] You're killing people, tobacco firms told

Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO’s framework convention on tobacco control (FCTC). WHO’s regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, in a speech read on her behalf by WHO’s country director, Dr Cus
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:32
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[Africa, Kenya] KABAKA: Here's To The People Who've Saved Lives Through Tobacco Law

In 2007, Kenya passed the Tobacco Control Act, legislation aimed at reducing tobacco consumption. The Act domesticates the FCTC and provides for the banning of all forms of advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products. It also bans smoking
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:04
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Global conference declares all tobacco products harmful

A global anti-tobacco conference that ended on Saturday (Mar 21) urged countries to take steps to reduce the consumption of tobacco, which it said was a leading cause of disease and death worldwide. In its final declaration, the 16th World Conference on
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:51
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADEOYE: The unprotected species

Nigeria signed and ratified the FCTC in 2004 and 2005 respectively. As a party, Nigeria is obligated to domesticate the treaty and this has come in form of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB)... unfortunately, the Bill was not signed into law by Pres
National Mirror (ng)
added Mar 20, 2015 22:46
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[USA] What it would take to rid the world of smoking forever

The proportion of the total global population that smokes decreased 42 percent for women and 25 percent for men between 1980 and 2012. Four countries—Canada, Iceland, Mexico, and Norway—have reduced smoking by more than half in both genders since 1980.
Vox Media
added Mar 20, 2015 12:38
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
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Russian Federation launches largest social media campaign in the last 3 years to curb tobacco use

the largest anti-tobacco social media campaign in Russia in the last 3 years. It is running as a display on 1000 billboards and 3000 street posters, and is supported by a video... This campaign is another example of the serious efforts of the country to t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:28
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health fights for smoking-free nations

Global and regional advocates of tobacco control on Tuesday called on more multi-party partnerships and collaborations to decrease the cigarette users and other related products, such as shisha and electronic cigarettes, amid the unending pressure and tac
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:37
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