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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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[Asia, India] Internal dissent at CoP meeting

‘However, parties failed to agree measures to fight growing interference from the tobacco industry. That interference appeared to be on display in the proceedings of CoP7 itself, which were repeatedly stalled by parties that attempted to water down previ
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 15, 2016 22:28
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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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[Africa] Mozambique: Assembly Ratifies Tobacco Control Convention

Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Wednesday voted unanimously to ratify the World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The Convention dates from 2003, and Mozambique signed it in that year. But of the Afric
All-Africa.com
added Nov 4, 2016 14:51
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The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: an overview (PDF)

Parties have to ensure that any interaction with the tobacco industry is carried out with maximum transparency, and in relation to tracking and tracing, Parties must not delegate any of their obligations to the tobacco industry.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2016 23:14
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The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco control endgame discourse is relatively new; the term ‘endgame’ can include models first proposed before the term itself was widely adopted. We identified and synthesised the literature on tobacco control endgames from multiple nations. The
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2015 16:51
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[Asia, Taiwan] Japanese tobacco firm's plan to set up plant in Tainan creates controversy

will invest a total of over US$300 million to set up a plant in the Tainan Technological Industrial Park, which is expected to be operational in February 2016. It is considered a major investment project, but the John Tung Foundation called a news confer
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:41
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADEOYE: The unprotected species

Nigeria signed and ratified the FCTC in 2004 and 2005 respectively. As a party, Nigeria is obligated to domesticate the treaty and this has come in form of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB)... unfortunately, the Bill was not signed into law by Pres
National Mirror (ng)
added Mar 20, 2015 22:46
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[Asia, Laos] MoH: Cigarette Products Must Have Health Warning Labels

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that as of May 1, all cigarette products of all brands, either domestically made or imported for commercial purposes in Laos, must be affixed with health warnings covering 75% of the packaging.
Lao News Agency (la)
added May 1, 2017 17:44
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