Headlines Tagged with FCTC Framework Convention (WHO) — 4,161 headlines found
Effective Saturday, the minimum price of all cigarette brands was set at RM7. The other deterrent is only packs with 20 sticks are permitted to be sold in the market. In the past, one could buy cigarette packets for much lower, with as few as five to se
Sep 3, 2012 The Star (my)
added Sep 4, 2012 00:01
Aug 15, 2012 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:22
Having failed to reduce the demand for tobacco, the World Health Organisation is directing its attack at "the soft underbelly" of the industry - the growers, says Francois van der Merwe, chairman of the Africa region of the International Tobacco Growers'
Jul 25, 2012 BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jul 25, 2012 22:57
WEST/MARTEAU: Commentary on Casswell (2013): The commercial determinants of health - West [FREE FULL TEXT]
Reducing consumption requires re-thinking macro-economics to achieve prosperity without growth, a brave but vital initiative to curb the commercial determinants of health before the planet becomes too hostile to support human existence [7, 8].
Mar 21, 2013 Addiction
added Mar 21, 2013 12:08
These farmers have no hope without cultivating tobacco, or alternative crops. The situation is compounded by fluctuations in market demand. Now is not the time for the WHO to ban tobacco.
Jun 28, 2012 Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:02
With reference to the report "Say no to second-hand smoke" (The Star, 13 June), it is pertinent to point out that non-smokers can also develop smoking-related diseases from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Jun 15, 2012 The Star (my)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:46
Evaluation of Tobacco Control in Mauritius Shows Need for New Pack Warnings and Stronger Commitment to Smoking Bans
For over three years, researchers from the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH) have been partnering with the World Health Organization, and Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, on the ITC Maur
May 31, 2012 International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 3, 2012 02:48
BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
Oct 25, 2015 The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Oct 18, 2012 Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24
Yet smoking opponents trying to prevent those deaths are not regarded as frontline heroes saving lives, said Wu Yiqun, one of China's most aggressive anti-smoking activists.
Mar 31, 2012 All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jun 2, 2012 18:30