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The Government of Canada addresses the public health issue of tobacco control through the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS). Launched in 2001, the FTCS was designed as a comprehensive, integrated and sustained approach to achieving reductions in to
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 24, 2016 14:01

[Asia] International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) Letter to SEATCA (PDF)

On behalf of my client, the International Tax and Investment Center.... ITIC's credentials and audit reports are posted on its website. In contrast to my client, SEATCA is an opaque organisation. There is no public document that displays your mem
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Jun 22, 2016 14:05

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Open Letter to Dr. Gary Johns and ITIC

The letter you wrote on behalf of ITIC contains false accusations against SEATCA, disparaging remarks about the World Health Organization (WHO)/ Framework Convention Secretariat (FCS), misinterpretations of facts and law, particularly of Article 5.3 of th
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Jun 22, 2016 13:52

EDITORIAL: Can state ownership of the tobacco industry really advance tobacco control?

Proven tobacco demand-reductions measures...must continue to be vigorously pursued.... However, the prospect of finding a path through which these measures could be implemented in conjunction with a robust long-term supply side strategy, is an enticing pr
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2016 13:48

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] PANDAYA: Rejecting tobacco pact, govt must empower farmers, enforce laws

on Tuesday, the President proved that people had hung their hopes too high when he announced his refusal to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) because his administration had not yet carefully considered the fate of the millions of p
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 19, 2016 16:27

[Asia-pacific] FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia's Tobacco War?

“That is why the tobacco industry will try very hard to keep Indonesia under their control.” As Latif says, Indonesia is “already a battleground” between health campaigners and companies. “They are very concerned about the Indonesian market and they will
News Lens (hk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:14

[Asia] Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry

An "international coalition" consisting of 47 organizations ... signed a letter and sent to World Health Organization...individual members of the anti-plain packaging coalition have also received tobacco industry funding. Other signatories count tobacco c
Asian Tribune
added Jun 17, 2016 02:41

[Ghana] Stakeholders in health urged to harness efforts in tobacco control

Mr Brobbey-Mpiani gave the advice at the opening of a three-day national workshop on International Trade and Investment Law, Tobacco Control and Health in Accra... It was aimed at building the capacity of the participants to draw a roadmap for comprehens
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:24

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56

[Asia, India] NITI Aayog concerned over total FDI ban in tobacco sector

The move assumes significance as India is signatory to the [FCTC], under which it has the responsibility of reducing consumption of tobacco products... The proposal to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector has run into roug
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:16
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