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[India] JOHNSON: United Nations works against press freedom when it comes to world health arm

I’ve experienced the WHO’s assault on media firsthand. During a WHO tobacco control meeting held last month in India, journalists were improperly banned from a taxpayer-funded legislative meeting of representatives of more than 180 countries who were dis
The Hill
added Dec 10, 2016 00:29
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[Asia, India] MORRIS: Harm reduction should be included in the FCTC: Julian Morris

Julian Morris, Vice President of Research, Reason Foundation... One important example is the e-cigarette or vape product. These products provide many of the same benefits to users as conventional cigarettes. They provide nicotine in many cases, they fight
Times of India
added Dec 9, 2016 23:56
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54
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[Asia, India] The WHO Dreams up Conflict on Trade to Build Empire

Secretariat’s reports on trade and the settlement of disputes are veiled attempts at “Empire Building”. The Convention Secretariat has manufactured a conflict with international trade and investment agreements by pretending they are obstacles to the imple
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:27
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[Asia, India] The WHO can’t hide prohibition aim

(‘COP7’), taking place this week in Greater Noida, India, Parties are discussing a WHO report recommending the excessive regulation of next generation products such as e-cigarettes with the hidden aim of prohibition still clearly in its sights.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:25
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[Austria] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) May Pose a Threat to Public Health

17th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Austria... Because the TPPA eliminates tobacco tariffs, prices for tobacco products will be reduced, resulting in increased demand. Unless there is a “significant compensating increase” in domestic exc
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 04:03
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[Europe] Tobacco Companies Seeking to Influence Policy Are Violating the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco industry representatives are continuing to meet with and are attempting to influence government officials in many countries, which is a direct violation of those countries' commitments under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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International Cooperation Vital for Preventing Lung Cancer

Controlling tobacco use is vital to managing the threat it poses to public health, but doing so requires a multipronged approach that includes public advocacy, public health efforts, and reform, according to a press briefing at the International Associati
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:17
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[Asia] GUO: Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick?

With China’s smoking culture and state interests so intertwined, the new smoking ban will probably not achieve its objective...Many are taking matters into their own hands (and lungs) by opting for a local invention: e-cigarettes...every method that reduc
The Diplomat (jp)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Subcommittee finalises Prohibition of Smoking Bill

The Senate Subcommittee on National Health Services has finalised The Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health (Amendment) Bill 2016 though most of the recommendations in the bill have been omitted. The committee chairman, Nauman Wazir
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:06
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