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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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[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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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Reporting on the implementation of the Convention Parties' reports: Canada

Date of submission of report: 10 April 2014 Full report pdf, 1.20Mb
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 20, 2014 10:02
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Cyprus signs protocol against illicit tobacco trade

The protocol which was adopted in Seoul, in November 2012 by the parties to the framework convention on tobacco control (WHO FCTC), sets out the rules for eliminating illegal tobacco products trade by way of effective control of the chain of supply and i
Famagusta Gazette (cy)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:27
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[Asia, Malaysia] New measures to be introduced to tighten tobacco control

A slew of reforms will be introduced to tighten tobacco control, including banning direct and indirect promotion of tobacco products and reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes by 2015. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the graphic h
The Star (my)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:38
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[Asia] China tobacco control 2nd worst

With a total score of 44.6, China ranks the 13th among 14 nations that have reported their progress to the WHO on implementing the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. It indicates that the country has fallen behind not only developed countries b
Global Times (cn)
added May 22, 2013 13:50
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[Namibia] Tobacco lobby continues fight against plain packaging

The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) is displeased with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and with Namibia’s adamant stance to implement the Tobacco Products Control Act No. 1 of 2010 in line with WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 7, 2013 11:16
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Through tobacco industry eyes: civil society and the FCTC process from Philip Morris and British American Tobacco's perspectives

PM and BAT articulated a global policy-making environment in which NGOs are key, non-state stakeholders, and as a result, internationalised some of their previous national-level strategies. After both companies failed to prevent the FCTC, their strategies
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2012 13:22
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