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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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[Russia] Oman favours tobacco tax

A range of lifesaving policies for public health have been adopted at the five-day meeting of the Sixth Conference of Parties which concluded recently in Moscow, Russia. More than 1,500 delegates from various countries, including Oman, took part in the c
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:02
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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco neo-Prohibitionists at the U.N.

The global prohibitionists won't rest with a cigarette tax. They're not interested in good health so much as controlling the lives of everyone.
Washington Times
added Oct 26, 2014 20:17
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Up in smoke | As policy makers from around the world meet in Moscow to lay stress on tobacco control, Pakistan struggles to fulfill commitments it has made

Amid all these restrictions there are still concerns about the success of initiatives and the tactics adopted by cigarette companies to maintain and boost their sales and expand their clientele. In this backdrop, the sixth session of the Conference of th
The News (pk)
added Oct 25, 2014 21:12
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[Azerbaijan] Cigarette prices may further drain wallets

Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed the recent government proposals that aim to decrease the number of smokers in Azerbaijan. Musa Guliyev, a member of the Parliamentary Committee has offered to fine people who smoke at home near children and
AzerNews (az)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:39
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[Russia] Observers, Press Kicked Out of United Nations Tobacco Conference in Moscow

The following is a statement by Jeff Stier, head of the National Center's Risk Analysis Division and one of the observers who was prevented by FCTC officials and Russian security personnel from observing the deliberations. Shame on you, Framework Convent
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Oct 23, 2014 09:24
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[Russia] Increased taxes, regulation key to fighting tobacco ‘epidemic,’ says UN health agency

The implementation of higher taxes on tobacco products and greater regulation for electronic cigarettes are among the decisions passed ...underscored the passing of Article 6 – a “landmark” decision taken by delegates in an effort to reduce the global con
UN News Service
added Oct 21, 2014 14:52
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[Africa, Nigeria] CSOs urge Senate to align tobacco control bill with WHO-FCTC guidelines

AS the Senate presents the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) for public hearing this week, a coalition of civil society groups has urged the lawmakers to ensure that the bill aligns with provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:00
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[Russia] Overview of FCTC Article 6 Guidelines at COP6

Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka, technical adviser to the drafting group, provides an overview of the guidelines of Article 6 on price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:20
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[Russia] Meeting agrees advances to fight tobacco epidemic; governments must make them an immediate priority (PDF)

Topping their work plans should be implementing guidelines that will assist governments to apply taxes to tobacco more effectively. It is generally accepted that raising the price of tobacco products, including through tax increases, is the most effectiv
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:19
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