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Smoking wanes in Uzbekistan

The number of male smokers in Uzbekistan has decreased from 30% in 2002 to 22% today, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Only 3% of its female population smokes, Health Ministry spokesman Furkat Sadykov said.
CentralAsiaOnline.com (USCENTCOM--U.S. Department of Defence)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:45
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[Africa, South Africa] WHO bullying burley tobacco growers

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'
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jul 25, 2012 22:57
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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
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 3, 2012 02:48
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[Indonesia] Letter: WHO, tobacco and farmers

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.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:02
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[South Africa] Study shows WHO anti-smoking measures threaten African livelihoods

Business Day (za)
added Oct 30, 2012 16:43
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[Pakistan] Cut in tobacco cultivation area to affect KP growers

The World Health Organisation has asked the government to reduce area under cultivation of tobacco through fresh measures under Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, but tobacco companies consider this measure as an attack on farmers in Khyber Pakhtunk
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 14:26
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[Korea - South] Korea to host anti-smoking confab

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday 1,000 delegates from 170 countries will attend the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on Nov. 12 for six days.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:01
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[India] DUELLA: Tobacco Kills: Part 2 | Newslaundry

Is the government of India doing anything to take on the tobacco industry? The Supreme Court of India doesn’t think so – and in July 2013, reprimanded the government for colluding with the tobacco industry and its lobbyists. “Every day, every moment, peo
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:35
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Africa’s ‘no’ to anti-smoking measures

The association of southern Africa’s tobacco producers says anti-smoking measures as mulled by the World Health Organization would spell economic ruin for at least 15 African countries.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:05
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Anti Tobacco Network shames the Botswana Police for receiving a donation from the Tobacoo industry

The Anti tobacco interim director, Bontle Mbongwe said the Botswana police is in contravention of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention tobacco control, which recognises the need of the parties to be alert of any efforts by the tobacco industry t
Yarona FM (bw)
added Aug 12, 2012 19:21
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