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[Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco’s Latest Target: Myanmar

As Myanmar emerges from decades of isolation and military rule and international sanctions are lifted, the Associated Press details how tobacco companies – including multinational giants British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco – are moving in as quick
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:01
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[Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Eastern Europe, Georgia (Country), Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine] Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet Countries

We obtained cigarette packets of each of the 10 most smoked cigarette brands in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. . . . Despite progress in the use of health warning messages, gaps still remain—particularly wi
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2012 05:24
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Ethiopian Lawmakers Enact Anti-Tobacco Law

House of Representatives has reportedly ratified the World Health Authority's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which places limitations on the sale and use of cigarettes. Besides a ban on smoking in public, the proclamation also includes p
Zegabi (ke)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:41
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ROBBINS: End Game Strategies for Tobacco Control

Can we really consider “end game strategies” for tobacco? An Op-Ed in the New York Times makes a strong case ... The Journal of Public Health Policy, where I am co-editor, has been encouraging public health leaders to report on “end game strategies” fo
ScienceBlogs
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47
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[Ukraine, USA] Canada boycotts world tobacco meeting because it’s in Russia

Eve Adams, the parliamentary secretary to Health Minister Rona Ambrose, called the event a farcical international conference... said the withdrawal from the meeting was meant to send a signal that Canada stands with the people of Ukraine against Russian
Canadian Press
added Oct 11, 2014 11:48
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[Africa] Rwanda ranked least EAC country on death attributable to tobacco

Kigali: Research findings from the 2012 study indicate that, 7.5% of the Rwandan population are tobacco consumers a fact that ranks Rwanda the least tobacco consumer compared to other EAC countries ... The proportion of death attributable to tobacco vari
Rwanda News Agency (rw)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:39
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[China, North Carolina] The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

China National runs more than 160 cigarette brands, manufactured in about 100 factories across the country, and uses its earnings to invest in banks, luxury hotels, a hydroelectric plant, a golf course, and even drugmakers. Most of its money goes to its o
Bloomberg News
added Feb 11, 2015 23:34
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[Africa] Tobacco to remain Malawi's key crop, says Agriculture Minister Peter Mwanza

Despite the anti-tobacco lobby being championed by the World Health Organization, Malawi government says tobacco will remain the country’s key and strategic crop for years to come.
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Jun 29, 2013 14:50
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EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51
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[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37
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