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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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India moves toward ban on loose cigarettes to deter smoking

India moved a step closer to banning the sale of unpackaged cigarettes... More than 70 percent of the cigarettes sold in India are loose. The federal health ministry has accepted the recommendation of an internal panel and will seek cabinet approval befo
Reuters
added Nov 26, 2014 10:58
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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[Asia, China] SCWARTLANDER: Time to bring ‘APEC blue’ indoors with entirely smoke-free environments

after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45
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[Philippines] Antismoking advocates support bill curbing sale of e-cigarettes

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), the Framework Convention Tobacco Control Alliance-Philippines (FCAP) and the New Vois Association of the Philippines separately said they believe the sale, marketing and promotion of e-cigarettes must be subjec
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:12
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[Switzerland] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris Tobacco Lawsuit

Uruguay has presented a 500 page document to defend itself against an international lawsuit challenging the country's tough tobacco packaging regulations. The claim was brought by Philip Morris, the global tobacco giant, at the World Bank's International
CorpWatch
added Nov 12, 2014 11:13
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[Malawi] TAMA slams WHO-FCTC moves on tobacco

Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama), the country’s largest tobacco growers’ body, has taken a swipe at the World Health Organisation (WHO) for intensifying its campaign towards abolishing tobacco farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:16
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packets trending globally

"This international momentum is unstoppable, as governments seek to comply with their obligations under the WHO FCTC," said Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo, project director for the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), referring to the global tobacco t
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:59
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[Indonesia, Spain] Experts Urge Jokowi to Ratify Tobacco Control Convention

Ehsan Latif, tobacco control director at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Union), told the Jakarta Globe that signing the World Health Organization’s Framework Conventional of Tobacco Control (FCTC) should be a top priority
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:56
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