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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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[Africa] A Kenyan High Court Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations, Rejecting British American Tobacco Challenge

court’s decision is a resounding victory for public health and allows the Kenyan government to move forward with implementing a law that will protect millions of citizens from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. As a party to the WHO Framework C
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 04:58
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[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12
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[Russia] Smoking after 2015: Expensive and not in fashion

Medvedev says that this law provides for a gradual introduction of a smoking ban in restaurants, cafes, and other commercial outlets ahead of January 1st, 2015. And this will be done in a civilized way as part of the Convention on Tobacco Control of the W
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 31, 2012 20:06
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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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[Malawi] TAMA slams WHO-FCTC moves on tobacco

Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama), the country’s largest tobacco growers’ body, has taken a swipe at the World Health Organisation (WHO) for intensifying its campaign towards abolishing tobacco farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:16
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[UK] Inquiry into the illicit trade in tobacco products (PDF)

As the evidence to this Inquiry demonstrates, there is no good reason to accept this argument. In fact, legitimate packs of cigarettes carry both covert and overt security marking, including numbers and anti- counterfeit marks, which would still be pres
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 12:31
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Re-define Tobacco Board of Zambia - State urged

Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jan 30, 2012 00:00
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Public smoking to be banned in Belize

Caribbean News Now!
added Oct 21, 2010 00:00
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