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[Pakistan] Health Ministry suggests a further tax slap on tobacco companies

The ministry has inferred that not only the tobacco companies have benefited out of the reduction in cigarette prices, but pharmaceutical firms have also got heavy revenues by treating the consumers harmed by cigarette smoking, which is a consequential b
Global Village Space (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:16
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[Asia, Pakistan] elimination of third slab on cigarette price proposed

The official said that ministry has raised its concerns on the third slab introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) last year for specific tobacco brands which reduced their price and increased the consumption. “Pakistan is moving towards adopting ‘T
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:42
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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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[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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Moldova Enacts Historic Law to Fight Tobacco Use, Resisting Pressure from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

a bold and comprehensive law ...enacted despite years of opposition from the tobacco industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The new law will help Moldova fulfill its obligations under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:41
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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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[Swaziland] Stakeholders meet to formulate Tobacco Control Policy

OFFICERS and other stakeholders met yesterday at the Royal Swazi Convention Centre with the purpose of deliberating on Tobacco and Trade. The five-day workshop will also see the formulation of a National Tobacco Control Policy and Regulations. As a sign
Swazi Observer (sz)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:25
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