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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC (COP5)
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:04
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The evolution of health warning labels on cigarette packs: the role of precedents, and tobacco industry strategies to block diffusion

Beginning in 2005, as a result of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), GHWLs began to spread. Effective implementation of FCTC labelling provisions has stimulated diffusion of strong health warning labels despite i
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2012 13:13
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[India, Korea - South] Growers demand alternative to tobacco before cut in crop area

Tobacco growers have urged Union Commerce Ministry to provide viable alternatives before supporting World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). FCTC Conference of Parties meet is scheduled in Seoul, South Korea from Novemb
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Oct 7, 2012 13:39
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco Control Policy and Trade Negotiations: Bartering Away the Will of the People

On October 17, Legacy will host an important discussion exploring the complex issues surrounding the Transpacific Partnership Agreement, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and their implications for U.S. tobacco control.
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 2, 2012 16:49
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Editorial: Ashtray nation

the efforts to discourage smokers by increasing excise tax and health campaigns clearly evaporate in the face of all the endorsements of big tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 27, 2012 13:59
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[Indonesia] DAMAR: Tobacco control vs social justice

At the end of the day, how urgent is the need to pass the Tobacco Control Bill? Many would argue that it is imperative and the bill must be endorsed before the implementation of the SJSN Law. But many more would say there are more crucial things to do, s
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:35
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[Balkans] Balkan Tobacco growers against WHO recommendations

"The World Health Organisation recommendations for cutting down tobacco production pose a threat to the livelihood of hundreds and thousands of families, adding it will not prevent people from smoking" say tobacco farmers from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia
MINA (Macedonian International News Agency)
added Sep 15, 2012 18:33
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Tobacco Farmers Unite in Condemning WHO's Plan to Threaten 30 Million Jobs

ITGA Launches Global Petition Campaign to Oppose Draconian Measures
PR Newswire
added Sep 14, 2012 06:28
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[Pakistan] Minister assures tobacco growers' rights protection

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Agriculture, Arbab Muhammad Ayub Jan said rights of tobacco growers would be protected and provincial government would support all the stake holders in case any injustice was done to them.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 6, 2012 04:39
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Indonesia's Tobacco Reform to Move Forward Despite Protests

The government denied reports on Wednesday that it would cancel a tobacco draft after thousands of tobacco farmers came to protest against it in the capital
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 5, 2012 17:15
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