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[Asia, China] SCWARTLANDER: Time to bring ‘APEC blue’ indoors with entirely smoke-free environments

after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45
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[Philippines] Antismoking advocates support bill curbing sale of e-cigarettes

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), the Framework Convention Tobacco Control Alliance-Philippines (FCAP) and the New Vois Association of the Philippines separately said they believe the sale, marketing and promotion of e-cigarettes must be subjec
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:12
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris Tobacco Lawsuit

Uruguay has presented a 500 page document to defend itself against an international lawsuit challenging the country's tough tobacco packaging regulations. The claim was brought by Philip Morris, the global tobacco giant, at the World Bank's International
CorpWatch
added Nov 12, 2014 11:13
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[Malawi] TAMA slams WHO-FCTC moves on tobacco

Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama), the country’s largest tobacco growers’ body, has taken a swipe at the World Health Organisation (WHO) for intensifying its campaign towards abolishing tobacco farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:16
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packets trending globally

"This international momentum is unstoppable, as governments seek to comply with their obligations under the WHO FCTC," said Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo, project director for the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), referring to the global tobacco t
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:59
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[Indonesia, Spain] Experts Urge Jokowi to Ratify Tobacco Control Convention

Ehsan Latif, tobacco control director at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Union), told the Jakarta Globe that signing the World Health Organization’s Framework Conventional of Tobacco Control (FCTC) should be a top priority
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:56
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[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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[India, Sri Lanka] PERERA: Third world’s unceasing struggle with Transnational Tobacco Mafia

In July 1992, both Philip Morris and BAT, the US tobacco giants gets their first indication that the news had leaked to UK newspapers that Margaret Thatcher had become their consultant and appoint political trouble shooters the task of creating counter.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:48
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems: Report by WHO

Whether ENDS fulfil the promise or the threat depends on a complex and dynamic interplay among the industries marketing ENDS (independent makers and tobacco companies), consumers, regulators, policy-makers, practitioners, scientists, and advocates.1 Th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:15
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[UK] GLANTZ: WHO FCTC Conference of Parties urges regulation, including bans, of e-cigs

The WHO FCTC resisted pressure from e-cigarette ethusiasts, led by people from UK, to embrace e-cigarettes, and instead endorsed the science-based approach that the WHO TFI had recommended. Here is the relevant section from the draft COP report:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:12
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