Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with FCTC Framework Convention (WHO) 4,134 headlines found


[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

[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


“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

[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

[Australia, Canada] DEWHIRST: Price and tobacco marketing strategy: lessons from ‘dark’ markets and implications for WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

In such ‘dark’ markets, tobacco companies have shifted much of their promotional dollars towards the retail sector and pricing has become an ever more important part of tobacco firms’ marketing strategies.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2012 08:48

[Botswana] Police Commissioner violates tobacco law-ATN

the new Commissioner of Botswana Police Service Keabetswe Makgophe has come under heavy scrutiny for 'receiving'a donation from the British American Tobacco Company at a meeting with the business community recently.
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:11

The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh (PDF) FREE FULL TEXT

Bangladesh is one of the largest tobacco consuming countries in the world. Over 58% of men and 29% of women use some form of tobacco, whether smoked (both cigarettes and bidis) or smokeless. In 2012, an estimated 46.3 million adults used some form of toba
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added May 31, 2012 08:02

[Bhutan] Tobacco, state funding stole the show

However, in the two sittings last year, about a dozen laws were enacted
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Feb 21, 2012 00:00

[Canada] Global demand for cigarette graphic warnings grows

Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives. The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has released a report ranking 205 countr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 23:37

[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
added Nov 4, 2016 14:51
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines