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[UK] Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010—30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health [FREE FULL TEXT]

The most important was 30% reduction in smoking, which in 2010 caused about a quarter of all cancer deaths in Europe and America (plus even more deaths from other diseases), and is already a major cause of death in China, India, and elsewhere in Asia. For
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:14
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[USA] ASH releases FCTC implementation guide for US states and localities

Action on Smoking and Health released an excellent report on what localities and states in the US can do to implement the WHO FCTC, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:35
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] NATT: Beware of Tobacco Industry Antics To Thwart FCTC/COP6

has called on Nigerians especially journalists to anticipate visibility events by tobacco industry to thwart the sixth session of the Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC/COP6) to be held in Moscow in October 8-13, 20
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms’ interference biggest threat to control effort

“Tobacco transnationals like BAT, Philip Morris, and Japan Tobacco have used political influence to whittle down or defeat tobacco legislation across the globe,” said Philip Jakpor, NATT Nigeria Spokesperson. “Article 5.3 (of the Framework Convention on T
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:49
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[USA] THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL: An Implementation Guide for U.S. State and Local Officials (PDF)

CDC points out, “it is the policies, partnerships, and intervention activities that occur at the state and local levels that ultimately lead to social norm and behavior change.”…With the tools available from this guide and the ASH database, we hope state
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:29
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[USA] U.S. No Longer Leads In Tobacco Wars / American Efforts to Cut Tobacco Use Fall Behind Those Abroad

(ASH)...released a report entitled The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: An Implementation Guide for U.S. State and Local Officials. The report applies international and domestic examples of best practice measures to reduce tobacco consumption,
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2014 15:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] CCP can help government enforce anti-tobacco convention: experts

The regulatory agencies such as Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) can play its role to assist government in smooth implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to reduce the crop farming by looking into possible collusion b
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:58
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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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