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[Korea - South] Government Steps Up to Study Cigarettes and their Effects

The Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has opened a research center to study the ingredients in cigarettes, their addictiveness and their risk on health. Located at the KCDC complex in Osong, Chungbuk Province, the research center wil
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:06

[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] WHO: Saudi joins protocol to fight illicit tobacco trade

the Kingdom has become the first Arab country and the tenth internationally to join the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. The announcement was made by the director general of the executive board of the Health Ministers' Council for
Al (jo)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:05

[Asia] Conflicts of interest in tobacco control in India: an exploratory study

Conflicts of interest are rampant in India and operate in many different ways. These conflicts can lead to negative consequences for tobacco control with far-reaching effects. Varied strategies using legal, administrative and legislative tools need to be
Tobacco Control
added Nov 27, 2015 09:33

[Netherlands] Lobby group welcomes ban on tobacco lobbyists

The doors to the Dutch government have been closed against the tobacco industry and its lobbyists, according to an anti-tobacco lobby group, the Framework Convention Alliance. In a note posted on its website, the alliance said that while a court in the
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 23, 2015 14:30

China has raised the tax on cigarettes: what's next?

The Chinese government raised tobacco tax on 10th May 2015, 10 years after the ratification of the WHO Framework Convention...ample room remains for the Chinese government to further increase the tax on cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 21, 2015 16:17

Tobacco control and the World Trade Organization: mapping member states’ positions after the framework convention on tobacco control

during the past decade tobacco firms have been marginalised from the domestic policy-making process in many countries, which has forced them to look for other ways and forums to influence decision-making. Furthermore, the finding that almost all recent op
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 16:21

[Australia, UK] Tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies in Poland: legal aspects and industry practices [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions From an object of regulation, the tobacco industry in Poland became a partner with the government in legislative work. Implementation of provisions of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC could prevent further industry interference.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2015 15:08

Accelerated Adoption of Smoke-Free Laws After Ratification of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

The policy implication is that health advocates must increase efforts to secure implementation of FCTC smoke-free provisions in countries that have not done so.
American Journal of Public Health
added Nov 16, 2015 16:03

GLANTZ: Accelerated adoption of smoke-free laws after FCTC, but effect is fading: Need renewed action protect all from secondhand smoke

Randy Uang, Hekki Hiilamo, and I just published "Accelerated Adoption of Smoke-Free Laws After Ratification of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control"...but the effect is fading. It is time for renewed efforts to pass and
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 16, 2015 16:02

WHO Director Questions IP Rights, Drug Prices, Industry Influence

Chan today told a gathering of think tank representatives...“I worry about interference, by powerful economic operators, in the new targets for alcohol, tobacco...Of all the demand-reduction measures set out in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Cont
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Nov 13, 2015 02:14
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