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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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[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
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[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
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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
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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[Russia] COP6 broke new ground on tobacco taxation, implementation

COP6 was two years ago. Refresh your memory of what happened there by reading the front-page article from the Bulletin at FCTC COP6: It’s not over till the last round of clapping, but delegates to COP6 already have a lot to be proud of.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:58
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[Asia-pacific, China] Model quitter: President Xi Jinping’s decision to give up smoking deserves praise, WHO chiefs says

A compliment from the World Health Organisation chief to President Xi Jinping for quitting smoking will be a boost to tobacco control efforts...Her compliment comes as the State Council, the cabinet, is contemplating whether to enforce stricter tobacco co
South China Morning Post
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to become world’s largest tobacco market

The global tobacco industry has, with the acquiescence of the country’s government, used a mix of advertising, marketing and cigarettes flavoured with cloves and chocolate to turn Indonesia into a nation of smoking addicts – and one of the most valuable t
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:28
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[Russia] Take action: Kick Big Tobacco out

support Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the tobacco treaty's secretariat, in kicking Big Tobacco out of global tobacco treaty talks next week -- so that governments can institute lifesaving tobacco control measures without the tobacco industr
Corporate Accountability International
added Oct 8, 2014 06:11
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