Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with FCTC Framework Convention (WHO) 4,338 headlines found

22 Views

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
22 Views

[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
22 Views

[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
22 Views

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
22 Views

[Australia, Zambia] TIMES HEALTH: ‘Tobacco industry’s attitude a challenge

Tobacco Free Association of Zambia(TOFAZA) Executive Director, Brenda Chitindi. She says Zambia being a party to the convention (FCTC) must strive to put in place measures that will ensure significant drop in the cultivation and consumption of tobacco.
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:07
22 Views

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] Groups reject tobacco conference

A coalition of civil society groups under the collective banner MATA has called on the government to withdraw its support for the World Tobacco Asia (WTA) conference, slated for Sept. 19. The coalition, comprising the Indonesian Consumers Protection Fou
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:26
21 Views

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
21 Views

[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
21 Views

[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
21 Views

[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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines