Headlines Tagged with FCTC Framework Convention (WHO) — 3,510 headlines found
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
Nov 19, 2015 Tobacco Reporter
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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.
Nov 20, 2015 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
Nov 19, 2015 Tobacco Control
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[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.
Nov 17, 2015 Tobacco Control
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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.
Nov 16, 2015 American Journal of Public Health
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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
Nov 16, 2015 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 16, 2015 16:02
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
Nov 12, 2015 Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Nov 13, 2015 02:14
The government wants to introduce a nationwide ban on tobacco sales to consumers younger than 18 in Switzerland and restrict advertising in a bid to step up prevention efforts. Interior minister Alain Berset, whose portfolio includes health matters, says
Nov 10, 2015 swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:23
it remains uncertain whether the U.S. will exercise the election allowed by the carve-out...But it is not the only product that causes widespread disease. How to protect health from these other products, in this era of free trade, remains to be determined
Nov 9, 2015 Health Affairs (ca)
added Nov 10, 2015 16:16
[Caribbean, Jamaica] More Fire On Tobacco - Health Ministry Planning Additional Smoking Control Measures
Two years after it implemented a ban on smoking in public areas, the Ministry of Health is considering additional measures to clamp down on the tobacco industry, including restrictions on the contact between public officials and tobacco companies.
Nov 8, 2015 Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
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