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[Africa, Nigeria] ISIGUZO: Repackaged Tobacco Control Bill and Matters Arising

For public health experts, the repackaged bill will not only reduce the tobacco health burden the nation currently shoulders, it will also draw positive attention to Nigeria in the committee of nations that have signed and ratified the World Health Organ
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:42
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WHO plans to regulate e-cigarettes in same way as normal tobacco ($$)

Leaked documents seen by the Financial Times revealed that parts of the WHO are keen to classify the battery-powered devices as tobacco under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a WHO treaty that obliges governments to curtail smoking rates acros
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:22
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[Australia] Explainer: how big tobacco turns profits

it is the removal of the industry’s ability to charge a premium which constitutes the biggest threat to its status as a go-to investment. If allowed to spread, standardised packaging will put an end to the industry’s pricing strategy and, therefore, to it
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:15
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Big Tobacco's stealthy ads

The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) notes with concern the recent advertising campaign ... The tobacco industry is now very disingenuously placing these advertisements under the guise of providing information about the tobacco-control regulat
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 7, 2014 12:00
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CDC Grand Rounds: Global Tobacco Control

Even a modest decline in smoking prevalence from 25% to 20%, achieved through broader implementation of MPOWER strategies, could prevent 100 million global deaths from tobacco use by the end of the century (20).
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 3, 2014 14:40
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[USA] ITC United States National Report FINDINGS FROM THE WAVE 1 TO 8 SURVEYS (2002-2011) (PDF)

despite increasing exposure to clean indoor air policies, higher cigarette taxes, and anti-smoking messages, the average annual quit rate among adult smokers in the US is low and has remained unchanged over the last decade. Below are 12 recommendation
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Mar 30, 2014 06:16
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[Mid-east, Oman] GCC symposium on Tobacco and Trade begins

The symposium aims at familiarising the participants with the commitments of the GCC to implement tobacco control policies
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:18
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[Philippines] ALORIA: Behind the colors of tobacco advertising

the government shouldn't leave the avenue of packaging unregulated because the same package elements will be useful in reducing tobacco consumption and making people fully aware of the risks. Legislators have filed 11 House Bills and Senate Bills on ciga
Business World (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 14:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] Group Seeks Priority Attention on Tobacco Control Bill

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has urged the National Assembly to give necessary attention and action on the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) and ensure its passage before April. In a statement issued in Lagos, NTCA Interim National Coo
This Day (ng)
added Mar 22, 2014 11:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] SURYAKUSUMA: View Point: Indonesia's 'smoking guns': Drugs, tobacco and forest fires

Indonesia is one of the 10 countries that haven’t signed or ratified the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), while 170 countries have. ... I have no love for tobacco companies, but now I reckon palm oil compani
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 19, 2014 14:22
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