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[Canada, UK] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Summary: Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in Ireland and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, France, Canada, New Zealand, Singap
ASH London (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:36
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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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[UK] EDITORIAL: Time for e-cigarette regulation : The Lancet Oncology [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes should be regulated as medical devices, and their promotion should come under the ordinance of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Such regulation would prevent tobacco companies from adopting their usual cynical and devious tac
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 3, 2013 14:51
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[Europe, Ireland] Anderson to play major role in shaping EU tobacco legislation

Sinn Féin MEP, Martina Anderson has been appointed by the GUE/NGL Group in the European Parliament to track and amend the Tobacco Products Directive as it passes through the legislative process in the Parliament.
Sinn Féin (ie)
added Feb 8, 2013 22:05
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TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE: A GLOBAL BRIEF (PDF)

“Tactics aimed at undermining anti-tobacco campaigns, and subverting the WHO Framework Convention, are no longer covert or cloaked by an image of corporate social responsibility. They are out in the open and they are extremely aggressive.” Dr Margaret
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 20, 2012 23:50
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[Australia] No more cigarette advertising? Never mind, there's an app for that

Research on internet content regulation has failed to address the global nature of the online world, so international collaboration on internet regulation is imperative. The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is an ideal m
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:14
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