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[Asia, India] Pro-tobacco group praises govt, thanks for taking action against some NGOs

Union Home Ministry moved against the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) for the alleged lobbying and violation of foreign funding norms,... FAIFA is headed by B V Javade Gowda, who is described as a tobacco farmer. The association told IE that it w
Financial Express (in)
added May 21, 2017 20:29
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Tobacco and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Online Q&A / Q: What is the global impact of tobacco use? A: Tobacco consumption is the single largest preventable cause of death, killing more than 7 million people each year, of which more than 6 million are users or ex-users of tobacco, and around 89
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 20, 2017 15:34
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Government goes all out so youth can resist tobacco addiction

ENCARNITA Blanco-Limpin, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) executive director, said it would really be better if young people will not start smoking. “If parents are smoking, then don’t show your children,” said Limpin, who is also a physi
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 19, 2017 14:47
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[UK] The global health law trilogy: towards a safer, healthier, and fairer world [FREE FULL TEXT]

No state acting alone can ward off health threats that span borders, requiring international solutions. A trilogy of global health law—the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, International Health Regulations (2005), and Pandemic Influenza Preparednes
The Lancet (uk)
added May 19, 2017 05:16
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ministry recommends raise in tobacco taxes

The Ministry of Health Services has suggested an increase in the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on lower slab of all brands of cigarettes from the current Rs32.98 to Rs44 per pack of 20 cigarettes. A recommendation to earmark 2% of the tobacco tax revenues fo
The News (pk)
added May 18, 2017 07:16
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[Europe, Portugal] EC congratulates Lisbon on smoking debate

European commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who is in charge of the health and food safety area, congratulated the Portuguese parliament on Monday for debating more restrictive tobacco measures and said the EC was concerned with the new tobacco products.
Portugal News (pt)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] CTC urges govt not to fall for tobacco industry’s misleading claims

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has urged the government not to compromise the health of Pakistan’s youth by falling for the misleading claims of the tobacco industry, which is vigilantly lobbying to pressurise the government and is
The News (pk)
added May 16, 2017 14:01
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The slippery slope / The Domino Effect of Tobacco Regulation on Other Consumer Goods

More and more, the [FCTC] is used as a blueprint by public health advocates to propose global regulatory frameworks that address other health concerns like obesity or excessive alcohol consumption. Such measures include tax increases, advertising restric
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 17:59
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[Asia, Pakistan] 'Tobacco use killing at least 300 every day’

The high prevalence of tobacco use in the country is killing more than 110,000 people every year, approximately 300 deaths every day. Pakistan is heading towards a darkening tobacco epidemic era shaped up by 24 million adults aged 15 or above using tobac
The Nation (pk)
added May 14, 2017 20:58
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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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