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Indonesian Farmers Urge Government To Reject Anti-tobacco Treaty

"Tobacco farmers are rejecting the FCTC as it will force them to replace tobacco with other crops," Indonesia's news agency ANTARA quoted APTI chairman Sunaryo saying on Tuesday. The WHO FCTC was adopted on May 21, 2003 and became the first WHO treaty a
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:02
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[Australia, Indonesia] LIMENTA: The Thinker: Battle Big Tobacco

Weak enforcement and legislative control will only benefit large tobacco companies. Meanwhile, the costs of smoking to society are immeasurable. The fact that cigarettes often are the second-largest item of household expenditure after food for the poorest
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:16
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Follow the science over e-cigarettes ($$)

Regulators should not take narrow-minded decisions to occupy an invented moral high ground. Instead, they should follow the science. This provides overwhelming evidence that electronic cigarettes are a benefit.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 21, 2014 15:50
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[China] CCA Calls For Printing of Health Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packets

China Consumer Association (CCA), on behalf of the CCA called for the relative departments to order tobacco enterprises to print health warning pictures on the packaging of tobacco products, in order to make sure that tobacco consumers in China have the r
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:43
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[Africa, Nigeria] ISIGUZO: Repackaged Tobacco Control Bill and Matters Arising

For public health experts, the repackaged bill will not only reduce the tobacco health burden the nation currently shoulders, it will also draw positive attention to Nigeria in the committee of nations that have signed and ratified the World Health Organ
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:42
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WHO plans to regulate e-cigarettes in same way as normal tobacco ($$)

Leaked documents seen by the Financial Times revealed that parts of the WHO are keen to classify the battery-powered devices as tobacco under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a WHO treaty that obliges governments to curtail smoking rates acros
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:22
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[Australia] Explainer: how big tobacco turns profits

it is the removal of the industry’s ability to charge a premium which constitutes the biggest threat to its status as a go-to investment. If allowed to spread, standardised packaging will put an end to the industry’s pricing strategy and, therefore, to it
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:15
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Big Tobacco's stealthy ads

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) notes with concern the recent advertising campaign ... The tobacco industry is now very disingenuously placing these advertisements under the guise of providing information about the tobacco-control regulat
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 7, 2014 12:00
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CDC Grand Rounds: Global Tobacco Control

Even a modest decline in smoking prevalence from 25% to 20%, achieved through broader implementation of MPOWER strategies, could prevent 100 million global deaths from tobacco use by the end of the century (20).
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 3, 2014 14:40
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[USA] ITC United States National Report FINDINGS FROM THE WAVE 1 TO 8 SURVEYS (2002-2011) (PDF)

despite increasing exposure to clean indoor air policies, higher cigarette taxes, and anti-smoking messages, the average annual quit rate among adult smokers in the US is low and has remained unchanged over the last decade. Below are 12 recommendation
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Mar 30, 2014 06:16
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