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[Canada] Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario (2016) Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee (PDF) (473pp)

To answer the overall question, “Which interventions or set of interventions will have the greatest impact on reducing tobacco use in Ontario?, SFO-SAC 2016 reviewed, assessed and categorized a total of 56 interventions over the four pillar topics of i
Public Health Ontario (ca)
added May 2, 2017 16:41
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[Asia, Laos] MoH: Cigarette Products Must Have Health Warning Labels

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that as of May 1, all cigarette products of all brands, either domestically made or imported for commercial purposes in Laos, must be affixed with health warnings covering 75% of the packaging.
Lao News Agency (la)
added May 1, 2017 17:44
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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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[Africa, Asia, India] Algeria, Among First Countries to Sign Tobacco Control Convention

Algeria signed the WHO framework convention in 2006 and included it in its laws, said the minister at the opening of the preparatory meeting of the Conference of the Parties... Some 150 representatives from 47 African countries attend this two-day prepa
All-Africa.com
added Oct 11, 2016 20:27
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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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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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[Kenya] Tobacco farmers against WHO proposals

WHO says the taxes could raise more than $5 billion (Sh426 billion) in funds for world health efforts, but critics of the tax increases say they would be regressive and lead to the loss of millions of jobs
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Nov 2, 2012 14:35
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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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[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
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