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[Asia, Malaysia] New measures to be introduced to tighten tobacco control

A slew of reforms will be introduced to tighten tobacco control, including banning direct and indirect promotion of tobacco products and reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes by 2015. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the graphic h
The Star (my)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:38
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[Asia] China tobacco control 2nd worst

With a total score of 44.6, China ranks the 13th among 14 nations that have reported their progress to the WHO on implementing the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. It indicates that the country has fallen behind not only developed countries b
Global Times (cn)
added May 22, 2013 13:50
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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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A cross-sectional analysis of how young adults perceive tobacco brands: implications for FCTC signatories

Given this evidence, signatories should see plain packaging policies as a priority consistent with their FCTC obligations to eliminate all tobacco advertising and promotion.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:12
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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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[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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[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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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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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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