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[Asia] Tobacco control: Indian farmers want to be heard at WHO meet

Over one lakh farmers have signed an appeal, addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting representation at the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) seventh Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) that will be he
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco Industry Interference Index - The Philippine Report on the Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

Despite all we know about tobacco industry tactics, it is unbelievable that the Philippines still allow the tobacco industry to be part of the committee that implements tobacco control policies. This clear conflict of interest is detrimental to public hea
HealthJustice (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:28
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[Philippines] TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE INDEX 2015: THE PHILIPPINE REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLE 5.3 OF THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL

The Guidelines provide for 8 main recommendations with 34 sub-recommendations to governments to ensure that the industry is prevented from exerting its influence on public health policy.
HealthJustice (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco lobby scored again

Citing results of the third Tobacco Industry Interference Index...Rojas said based on the report, the tobacco industry still finds ways to wield influence in government affairs in many countries through corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia, India] Concerns over leaf tobacco prices

This was one of the concerns discussed during the second day of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association’s 31st annual general meeting, which was held in New Delhi last week. For one thing, current prices made it difficult to meet the increasing l
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Narendra Modi

“NGOs, under the influence of multinational companies from western countries and promoting the interests of supermarkets and mega markets, have been influencing WHO to adopt resolutions at conferences, which will affect the livelihood of millions of smal
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:34
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO Recognizes Uruguay For Defending Tobacco Control Policies Against Commercial Interests

today recognized the Government of Uruguay for 'its global leadership in defending tobacco control policies in benefit of people's health over commercial interests.' The recognition was made before an audience of health leaders from throughout the America
Public.
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Modi

A body of small tobacco retailers, the Akhil Bharatiya Paan Vikreta Sangathan (ABPVS), has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow its representation in WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) meeting slated to be held in Delhi in No
DNA India (in)
added Sep 26, 2016 18:03
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[Asia, India] Centre keeps industry, farm bodies off tobacco summit

Dismissing repeated representations from tobacco farmers’ and industry bodies, the Union Ministry of Health has said it can’t include them as participants in the upcoming WHO tobacco control conference to be held here as it will amount to a “conflict of i
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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[Philippines] ‘WHO opposition to tobacco-harm reduction threatens public health’

“is dishonest and threatens public health,” the US-based think tank Reason Foundation said. A treaty created by the WHO in 2004, the FCTC seeks “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic co
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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