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[Canada] Global demand for cigarette graphic warnings grows

Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives. The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has released a report ranking 205 countr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 23:37
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[Russia] COP6 broke new ground on tobacco taxation, implementation

COP6 was two years ago. Refresh your memory of what happened there by reading the front-page article from the Bulletin at FCTC COP6: It’s not over till the last round of clapping, but delegates to COP6 already have a lot to be proud of.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:58
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51
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[Asia, Nepal] Supreme Court scraps cigarette companies' plea

The bench observed that the demands of the petitioner companies were against the public health and larger public interest and need not be considered. It directed the government to strictly implement the provisions of the Act. The bench also observed that
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 2, 2014 09:56
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The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 11, 2013 14:25
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[Africa, Kenya, Korea - South] Anti-tobacco laws gain currency as UN endorses tough control measures

A crucial conference on tobacco in South Korea that proposes serious restrictions in production of the crop could spell death knell the lucrative tobacco farming. Tobacco farmers are closely monitoring outcome of the conference backed by United Nations
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 19, 2012 18:40
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Tanzania yet to submit tobacco report to WHO

Tobacco production in Tanzania will have a troubled future unless the government takes urgent measures to rein in global initiatives by anti-tobacco lobbies geared at phasing out the crop.
IPP Media (tz)
added Sep 12, 2012 10:10
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Products Directive

The purpose of this consultation is to seek the views of interested people, businesses and organisations, with a focus on gaining additional information relevant to the transposition of the revised TPD2. While the Government has yet to make any final de
GOV.UK
added Jul 6, 2015 09:11
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[Tanzania] Tobacco consumption affects food budget - Study

Prof Asmerom Kidane said that implementing the World Health Organisation (WHO) framework on tobacco control would help reduce the impact of cigarette and tobacco smoking on food poverty. “The report hypothesizes that the majority of smokers belong to a
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:23
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