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HERZBERG: Big Tobacco Won't Take Menthol Ban Lying Down

the industry will use every tactic at its disposal to try to guard its market share. But this doesn’t mean that the FDA and other regulators should back down. For the health of the general public, these are battles that must be fought with just as much m
added Dec 10, 2018 22:26

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] 'Smoking e-cigarettes just as harmful as conventional ones'

Philip Morris filed a lawsuit after the ministry announced in June that five cancer-causing substances were found in heat-not-burn tobacco products sold here, with the level of tar exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The ministry announced the re
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45

Limited implementation of the framework convention on tobacco control’s tobacco tax provision: global comparison

Despite widespread FCTC ratification, implementing higher tobacco taxes remains incomplete. Guidelines for FCTC Article 6 implementation should assign definite targets for tobacco taxes and for implementation of a tax escalator that gradually increases ta
British Medical Journal
added Dec 7, 2018 19:06
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GLANTZ: Limited implementation of the framework convention on tobacco control's tobacco tax provision

shows that the FCTC has had an effect on tax policy, but it has been limited and more likely to be in the richer countries.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:04

[Europe] MACIUS: Time to reassess vaping regulations

All parties in the debate — regulators, public health bodies, scientists and manufacturers — have a collective role to play in ensuring that regulation is balanced, proportionate and evidence-based and that the full potential of the category is realized
added Dec 7, 2018 18:50

[Asia] WHO: 50% of Egyptian Youth Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

"almost half of young Egyptians (48.9%) are exposed to secondhand smoke at home, and 36.5% are exposed to it in the workplace." Dr. Doaa Al-Saleh, coordinator of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), said: "These rates refer to those wh
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:33
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[Asia, China] GALEA: Law ought to ban smoking in all public places

Over the past half a year since I moved to Beijing to be the World Health Organization representative in China... What is needed urgently and long advocated by China's tobacco control champions is a nationwide ban on smoking in public places. The second
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:07

Tobacco lobby and smugling in Mexico

Although Codentify was created by PMI, the company decided to give its license free to three of its competitors. Together they began to exert pressure so that, worldwide, different governments adopted this system as a global tobacco tracking method. (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:15

BURSI: `Global health disruptors: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

We now need to see whether the framework can significantly reduce smoking rates and control the influence of the tobacco industry around the world. If so, it could provide a blueprint for the control of the commercial drivers of other risk factors of non-
British Medical Journal
added Nov 28, 2018 22:36

Board of Directors

The FCA Board of Directors includes members representing each World Health Organization region, as well as at-large members.Elections to the Board are held annually. Only FCA member organisations can vote in the general assembly. The FCA Articles of Inco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:03
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