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EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51
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[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25
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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

Although the country ratified the WHO Framework Convention against Tobacco Control in 2004, Myanmar has failed to implement some of its guidelines – such as putting health warnings on cigarette packaging. That along with insufficient and poorly enforced
The Diplomat (jp)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:12
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[Korea - South] SEOUL: Seoul prepares for international forum to curb smoking

The ministry of health and welfare said yesterday that the 5th Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) will be held at COEX in southern Seoul from November 12 to 17.
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Aug 5, 2012 13:37
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[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37
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[UK] Tobacco industry treated 'shabbily'

Lord Naseby has encouraged ministers to end a policy of keeping their distance from tobacco firms
MSN UK (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 00:48
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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Lithuania plans to join UN protocol against illicit tobacco trade

Lithuania would thus join the Protocol on the Elimination of the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, which supplements the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and take part in the creation of a global tracking and tracing sy
Lithuania Tribune (lt)
added Jun 14, 2013 17:44
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[South Africa] Stricter tobacco regulations

Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw, a nonsmoker, says the proposed changes to the law are unbalanced and that laws should protect the rights of both smokers and nonsmokers.
Financial Mail (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 16:37
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