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IQOS campaign in Israel [FREE FULL TEXT]

The entry of IQOS and/or other non-combustible tobacco or nicotine products may be accompanied by campaigns aimed at both policy-makers and the public. Prior to market entry, the tobacco industry may try to define emerging products as belonging to a new
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2018 23:15
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Are the health warnings on cigarette packages really effective?

There is extensive evidence to show that health warning labels on tobacco product packaging help protect the general well-being and health of a population and more and more countries are now serious about public health are following the guidelines as lai
Qrius (in)
added Oct 18, 2018 05:27
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Big Tobacco cries foul after hard-line UN treaty

Big tobacco companies moved Thursday to counter the hard line taken by a global tobacco control treaty, including its decision that new "vaping" products should face the same restrictions as cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 15:55
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[Malawi] HOPKINSON: Tobacco smoke and environmental injustice

“My country, Malawi, has lost most of its forests to tobacco,” Paul Desanker, a manager in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change adaptation programme, told the eighth conference of parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control last w
British Medical Journal
added Oct 12, 2018 14:01
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Parties Strengthen WHO FCTC at COP8 by Adopting Global Strategy

by endorsing the first ever Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control and adopting it as proposed. This adoption is historic because it identifies priorities through 2025, with the clear and ambitious objective of sharply reducing tobacco use prevalen
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[India, UK, USA] AGGARWAL: How safe are E-Cigarettes?

the Heart Care Found­ation of India (HCFI) feels that based on available evidence, using e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes though the health effects of its long-term use are not known. It has always supported any smoker who is consider
India Legal (in)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8 concludes with new strategy to accelerate tobacco control efforts and stronger transparency measures to counter tobacco industry interference

yesterday closed its eighth session (COP8) after adopting a Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) outlining a new action plan to scale up the global tobacco control agenda over the next few years. The MTSF, also known as the Global Strategy to Accelerat
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:35
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NETHERLANDS TO HOST GLOBAL ANTI-TOBACCO CONFERENCE IN 2020

The Netherlands will organize and host a global World Health Organization conference against tobacco in 2020, was announced in Geneva on Saturday during the closing ceremony of the 8th Conference of Parties of the so-called WHO-FCTC treaty. State Secreta
NL Times (nl)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:31
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Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: L’ASSISTANCE TECHNIQUE: UN ÉLÉMENT CLÉ DE LA MISE EN OEUVRE DU PROTOCOLE (PDF)

INSIDE THIS ISSUE A QUICK GUIDE TO TRACKING AND TRACING 2 THE PROTOCOL TO ELIMINATE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS: A BRIEF HISTORY 3 HOW BIG TOBACCO THREATENS THE ILLICIT TRADE PROTOCOL 4
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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