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[UK] TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released

Corporate lobbying campaigners published documents that revealed the EU’s executive body had met and corresponded with lobbyists from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris. But the documents, as released, revealed little else.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 20:57

Global burden of disease due to smokeless tobacco consumption in adults: analysis of data from 113 countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokeless tobacco results in considerable, potentially preventable, global morbidity and mortality from cancer; estimates in relation to ischaemic heart disease need to be interpreted with more caution, but nonetheless suggest that the likely burden of d
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:53

Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study

the final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consumers. When implementing FCTC Articles 9 and 10, regulatory agencies should demand detailed by-brand information on tobacco product consti
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:09

[Africa] You Can't Buy One Cigarette Stick - Only Packets – Uganda

The 2014 Tobacco Control Bill has become one of the highly controversial Bills submitted to Parliament of Uganda, on 28th July and passed which is awaiting the consent of the President.
Asian Tribune
added Aug 20, 2015 10:50

[Bermuda, Caribbean] Health Ministry Statement: Tobacco Control Act

The Tobacco Control Act 2015 is intended to make smoking less available and attractive to children the Ministry said, with the Minister of Health, Seniors and Health, Jeanne Atherden saying that “Bermuda is years behind other jurisdictions” when it comes
added Aug 19, 2015 18:34

[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

China’s adult tobacco survey captures a comprehensive view of tobacco use in 14 cities... “Secondhand smoke is toxic, and deadly. Yet this report shows that far too many people across cities in China – more than 4 in every 10 people in workplaces, for in
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 19, 2015 13:38

[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09

[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

there is very strong public support for making public places smoke-free in China. Strong laws are needed - and where they exist and are rigorously enforced, they work. These are the key findings from the results of the China City Adult Tobacco Survey, rel
PR Newswire
added Aug 19, 2015 11:00

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-control advocates want industry booted out of policy body

According to the Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2015 Association of Southeast Asian Nations report evaluating the implementation of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3, the Philippines continue to “far
Business World (ph)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:19

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH gains in bid to stop tobacco industry from marring public health protection

The Philippines is a party to the WHO FCTC, introduced in 2005. Article 5.3 states that countries must protect public health policies on tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry. Compared to SEATCA’s first repo (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 18, 2015 09:57
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