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[Netherlands] Dutch gov't named in tobacco lawsuit

The Foundation Youth Smoking Prevention (Rookpreventie Jeugd) is suing the Dutch government because of their existing relationship with the tobacco industry. The government will be informed of the summons today or tomorrow, AD.nl reports.
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 9, 2014 15:07
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[Africa, Nigeria] MOHAMMED: Real Balanced Regulation for Tobacco Industry

we must again ask members of the House committee on Health to disregard the demands of so-called balanced regulation which means accommodating the interest of companies that are only interested in profits at the expense of the lives of our people.
This Day (ng)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:52
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[Jordan] A collaborative regional workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) held by World Health Organization and King Hussein Cancer Center

concludes today in Amman a two-day regional technical workshop on the "Implementation of the WHO FCTC
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN States Position on Lagos Public Smoking Law

has restated its commitment to the successful implementation of the Lagos State Public Place Smoking Law, which came into effect on August 17. The company said it would continue to support key stakeholders in the country to drive a fully compliant and wel
This Day (ng)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:33
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More children smoking in Indonesia

The Indonesian government has been accused of failing to protect young people from cigarettes...The CEO of the children’s organization, Lentera Anak Indonesia...smokers in the 10-14 age group had increased from 9.5 percent in 2001 to 17.5 percent in 2010
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 16:05
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Youth and tobacco

According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are art
The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12
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Interactive: W.H.O. Report on E-Cigarettes

A report on the use of electronic cigarettes, and the health risks they pose.
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2014 13:16
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems - Report by WHO (PDF)

it is likely that a two-pronged regulatory strategy – regulating ENDS as both a tobacco product, in accordance with the provisions of the WHO FCTC, and as a medical product – would be necessary.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:55
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[UK] World Health Organisation calls for regulation of ecigarettes

says in a report released on Tuesday that restrictions should be placed on the marketing of the devices, their sale to minors and indoor use. It adds that claims about the health benefits of their use should be prohibited until “manufacturers provide con
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:50
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Backgrounder on WHO report on regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products

The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being hel
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:43
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