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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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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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[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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Pack of cigarettes in Russia to bite smokers by 2020

the average price for a pack of cigarettes will be 238 rubles ($7.5) by 2020. Current prices range from 30 to 80 rubles per pack ($1-3). Not only ordinary smokers, but also the Ministry of Finance were left dissatisfied with the move. The department pro
Pravda Online
added Jun 14, 2013 09:53
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[USA] EDITORIAL: US should embrace efforts to combat smoking overseas

Washington has done embarrassingly little to address the problem overseas. The US government spends about $8 billion on global health annually, but only about $7 million on tobacco-control efforts overseas,
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 27, 2012 05:32
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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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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco Control Bill shelved

The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill was sent back for further amendment...the draft law, whose purpose is to align local tobacco control efforts with the [FCTC], did not go through as planned ...“What they are basically asking for is that the structure
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:57
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[Canada] Annual Report on Compliance and Enforcement Activities (Tobacco Control) 2015-2016

The purposes of this report are to inform interested parties about Health Canada’s level of effort in monitoring compliance with the Tobacco Act and its regulations, and to identify areas where the tobacco industry has not complied with the applicable le
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:02
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