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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control does not advocate industry exclusion from regulatory process

Demtoco is not opposed to Tobacco Control Regulations...very clear that the WHO Guidelines for the implementation of Article 5.3 are not binding. The truth is, these Guidelines do not mandate a complete exclusion of the legitimate tobacco industry.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:31
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[Europe] Health Commissioner vows to lobby Commission on tobacco transparency

While Andriukaitis’ DG Sante was proactive in releasing details of meetings with the tobacco industry when the EU’s new Tobacco Products Directive was negotiated, other DGs failed to disclose such meetings. According to some, this lack of transparency b
EurActiv
added Apr 28, 2016 16:57
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[Europe] Nicotine without smoke—putting electronic cigarettes in context [FREE FULL TEXT]

The continued aggressive marketing of cigarettes, including to children, as well as lobbying and legal challenges to tobacco control measures, make it clear that the global tobacco industry has no serious interest in reducing the harm it causes... E-cigar
British Medical Journal
added Apr 28, 2016 16:08
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[Asia] SULLUM: Indian Merchant Gets Three Years of 'Rigorous Imprisonment' for Selling E-Cigarettes

What's farcical is Lal's implication that nicotine, as opposed to the myriad toxins and carcinogens produced by tobacco combustion, is the main source of smoking-related disease. It is indisputable that e-cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco and do n
Reason Magazine
added Apr 27, 2016 16:36
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[Europe] Tobacco lobbyists demand say in EU debate on … tobacco lobbying / Instead, at a public conference on transparency, they’ll be in incognito.

The language in the treaty is open to interpretation, but lobbyists insist it should not be used to ban them from public events. “Keeping the industry off the panel while they talk about our business doesn’t make any sense and has nothing to do with FCTC
Politico
added Apr 26, 2016 16:21
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[Asia] Turkmenistan keen to be tobacco-free country

Turkmenistan aims to become a tobacco-free country by 2025, the 'Neutral Turkmenistan' newspaper reported Apr.23. The newspaper said that currently, Turkmenistan is a leading country in fighting the tobacco use and the lowest level of smoking (8.3 percent
AzerNews (az)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of smuggled cigarette causing billions of rupees loss to kitty

multinational cigarette manufacturers have hired the help of Nielsen, an internationally reputed market research company, to produce a “doctored report” which was a gross misrepresentation of facts and against local manufacturers of tobacco products. Th
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 22, 2016 19:14
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco company's tactics scrutinised

Cambodia’s top-selling cigarette firm achieved dominance by courting senior political figures and vigorously opposing public health legislation, according to a study published this month in medical journal Global Public Health. Twenty years after moving
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Apr 21, 2016 11:14
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[Latin America] Brazil launches first regional tobacco industry observatory

launched the first of five planned regional centres that will collect and share information about tobacco industry strategies to undermine tobacco control. Known as an online observatory, the centre is a partnership of the Government of Brazil and the I
Asian Tribune
added Apr 19, 2016 13:00
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Does Tobacco Violate Human Rights?

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) recently heard testimony from experts on why tobacco should be considered a human rights issue...argued that the failure of governments to curtail tobacco industry practices such as marketing to child
ADVANCE Newsmagazines/Merion Publications, Inc.
added Apr 14, 2016 14:22
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