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[Asia, India] Ban manufacture, sale and import of SLT products

A report compiled by the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in collaboration with the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has suggested a complete ban on manufacture, sale and import of smokeless tobacco (SLT) products as
DNA India (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:57
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[Asia] India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for ratification of WHO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products by India. The protocol applies to prevention of illegal trade of both smoking and smokeless (chewing) forms of tobacco. The move co
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:28
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ASH Thailand continues push for smoking control measures

Action on Smoking and Health Foundation (ASH Thailand) President Prakit Vathesatogkit gave a lecture this week in Phuket on why Thailand needs to control smoking with regards to the existing legislation. He said efforts to control smoking started with t
Pattaya Mail (th)
added May 3, 2018 18:07
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Who is the target? Package health warnings and the role of market segmentation [FREE FULL TEXT]

While the extant literature concerning health warnings on tobacco packaging is considerable, future research could further account for the role of market segmentation to evaluate which themes and message content appear most effective. One direction for fu
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:47
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Companies Making a Fortune in Southeast Asia

About 10 percent of the world’s one billion smokers live in the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Indonesia and the Philippines have some of the world’s largest smoking populations. In the low and middle-income count
News Lens (hk)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:14
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[UK] Philip Morris International: a New Year’s resolution

In January 2018, Philip Morris International (PMI) placed ads in UK newspapers explaining that their New Year’s resolution was ‘to stop selling cigarettes in the UK’...refer to four commitments for 2018:... While the second commitment is contrary to Artic
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:26
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[South Africa] Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World

we reaffirm the value of the preamble of the WHO [FCTC], in which the Parties express their determination “to give priority to the right to protect public health,” and to respect the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity (PDF)

This is to provide a useful, comprehensible and easy guide for regulators and policymakers on how to test tobacco products, what products to test, and how to use testing data in a meaningful way to support regulation. The importance of laboratory testing
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:48
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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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Deans for Schools of Public Health Issue Statement on The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

transparency about how the research agenda was established and the public relations benefits realized by Philip Morris International, even as it increases its marketing of products that predictably will continue to kill millions of people around the world
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
added Feb 13, 2018 17:22
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