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[India] Tobacco board opposes FCTC draft guidelines

The draft guidelines and recommendations of the World Health Organisation?s FCTC will be discussed at the fifth Conference of Parties at Seoul . . . "We will observe 'World Tobacco Growers Day' on October 29 this year as a day of protesting against the
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 21, 2012 16:51
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[Zambia] CSOs urge govt to enact tobacco control law

A GROUP of civil society organisations campaigning on public health has asked the Ministry of Health to enact a comprehensive tobacco control law in line with the country's international commitments.
Zambia Post (zm)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:01
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FCTC

The ITGA participated in the one-day public hearing on agricultural diversification and crop alternatives to tobacco in Brasília, Brazil, on the 26th of February 2007.
International Tobacco Growers' Association (ITGA)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:34
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[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20
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Morning Trade: TOBACCO GROUP SLAMS WHO FOR MEDDLING IN TRADE RULES: When

Instead of the WHO regulating such issues, it should be left solely to the World Trade Organization to decide matters regarding trade between nations, Ulle said. He added that the JTI and other similar groups have goals in common with the FCTC and would
Politico
added Nov 7, 2016 22:07
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[Africa, UK] Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:40
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Youth and tobacco

According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are art
The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12
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[Mid-east, Oman] GCC symposium on Tobacco and Trade begins

The symposium aims at familiarising the participants with the commitments of the GCC to implement tobacco control policies
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:18
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[Australia, New Zealand] Plain Packaging for the Pacific Rim: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Tobacco Control

Part I focuses on the debate over the intellectual property chapter of the TPP … Part II examines the investment chapter of the TPP ... Part III looks at the discussion as to whether there should be specific text on tobacco control in the TPP, and, if so,
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:27
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Tobacco Companies Still Target Youth Despite a Global Treaty

In some European countries, where governments have paired the labels with graphic images, consumer demand for the products has decreased, especially among young people. But tobacco companies are fighting efforts to use similar visuals internationally.
Scientific American
added Oct 21, 2013 11:29
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