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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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Four country case studies now available in Russian language

Tobacco control in practice is a series of country case studies illustrating the implementation of various articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). These documents are now also available in Russian and focus on a specific a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 1, 2015 12:15
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

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
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
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Investment incentives and the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: evidence from Zambia

Much of the struggle Zambia has experienced in implementing the FCTC can be attributed to misalignments between the economic and health sectors. Zambia's development agenda seeks to bolster agricultural processing and manufacturing. Tobacco control propon
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:10
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[France] L'ICM, un institut de recherche infiltré par l'industrie du tabac [ICM, a research institute infiltrated by the tobacco industry]

Louis Camilleri , chairman of Philip Morris International. They are extracted from the website of the Institute of the brain and spinal cord (ICM) under the heading "benefactors" . Because , surprisingly little media coverage and so far , this research in
Slate.fr (fr)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:00
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[Europe, Hungary] Governments must challenge Big Tobacco

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
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24
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Is Consumer Response to Plain/Standardised Tobacco Packaging Consistent with Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Guidelines? A Systematic Review of Quantitative Studies

suggests that standardised packaging will reduce the appeal of packaging and of smoking in general; that it will go some way to reduce consumer misperceptions regarding product harm based upon package design; and will help make the legally required on-pac
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 25, 2013 22:54
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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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[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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