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[Afghanistan, Asia, Pakistan] Smuggled cigarettes causing Rs24b loss

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally popular cigarette brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan. A report by Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association (TFWA) estimates an annua
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:58
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The Significance Of Uruguay’s Win Over Philip Morris International

This is not only affirmative that the FCTC provides legal backing to states who seek to provide protective health measures, but illustrates the success of international organisations in supporting national governments in their health efforts.
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Young campaigners collect antitobacco letters for Jokowi

Indonesian Young Reformers says it has collected 10,000 letters calling for people to quit smoking from children in areas across the country. The handwritten letters will be handed over to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo during the peak of the National Ch
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:46
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[Europe] Fighting the illicit trade in tobacco products requires a joint global effort: EU calls on international partners to sign anti-smuggling UN treaty

Today the EU calls on other countries to follow suit and sign the World Health Organisation Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (“FCTC Protocol”).
Council of the European Union (be)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:38
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Campaign for a revised Tobacco Products Directive in the European Union: lessons learnt

This article will emphasise the importance and limitations of the 2014 TPD, the factors that led to its successful adoption and the key transferable lessons for future tobacco control policy advocacy from the perspective of the Smoke Free Partnership (SFP
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 15:33
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[Uruguay] International tribunal upholds states' rights to protect health through tobacco control

The decision was informed by a joint submission or amicus brief, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Secretariat. The brief provided an overview of global tobacco control, including the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:53
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to become world’s largest tobacco market

The global tobacco industry has, with the acquiescence of the country’s government, used a mix of advertising, marketing and cigarettes flavoured with cloves and chocolate to turn Indonesia into a nation of smoking addicts – and one of the most valuable t
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:28
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[Africa] Mozambique plans to ratify WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Club Mozambique (mz)
added Jul 11, 2016 15:04
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[Latin America] Victoria de Uruguay ante la industria tabacalera deja un precedente para el mundo [Uruguay victory against the tobacco industry sets a precedent for the world]

From now on, when tobacco companies try to moderate the regulations framework agreement with the threat of litigation, they will find our precedent. The award has been issued by protecting the health measures taken by our Republic shows the world that U
Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay (uy)
added Jul 10, 2016 14:27
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Govt to limit public smoking areas

Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung said extending non-smoking areas was among the measures, including tobacco import cuts and excise rate increases, the government would take to curb the health impacts of cigarette smoking. “So in public spaces, smoking are
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 13:01
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