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[Botswana] Stringent tobacco control vital - Mbongwe

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) will remain unattainable as long as the government does not control the use of tobacco, Anti Tobacco Network Interim Executive Director Bontle Mbongwe has said. Speaking during a media workshop this week, Mbongwe argu
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:59
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[Uae] Tobacco products with graphic photos hit shelves

Five graphic images, three for cigarette and two for shisha products, will be used
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:48
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[Bhutan] Tobacco, state funding stole the show

However, in the two sittings last year, about a dozen laws were enacted
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Feb 21, 2012 00:00
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[Lithuania] Roadmap of actions to strengthen implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the European Region 2015–2025: making tobacco a thing of the past (PDF)

Vilnius, Lithuania, 14–17 September 2015
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:47
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Zimbabwe: Millions of jobs at risk as tobacco sector struggles

Up to one million jobs could be lost in Zimbabwe's tobacco sectors, as an international lobby to ban the crop gathers momentum.
The Africa Report (fr)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:13
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ROSS: Calling the FDA's bluff and saving smokers

some of the prospective measures the FDA aims to implement will actually be counterproductive. For example, Hamburg claims that FDA researchers are aiming to reduce the addictiveness of tobacco products. However, reducing the level of nicotine will actual
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2012 18:32
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[USA] President Obama: It's time to submit the World Health Organization's tobacco treaty to the US Senate for ratification.

Fullfil your 2008 campaign promise to submit the international WHO FCTC Tobacco treaty to the full US Senate for ratification. 168 countries have already ratified the treaty. The United States are one of nine remaining countries that still needs to ratif
SignOn.org: Re-Inventing People-Powered Politics
added Feb 7, 2013 08:27
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[Zambia, Zimbabwe] African tobacco farmers oppose WHO ban

This came up at an International Tobacco Growers’ Association-Africa meeting held recently in Zambia. Tobacco growers opposed the ultimate eradication of tobacco growing
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:40
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[Zimbabwe] ZFTCT endorses WHO framework on tobacco control

Zimbabwe Framework for Tobacco Control Trust [ZFTCT] ... for Zimbabwe to wake up and smell the coffee by starting to gradually shift from tobacco as its key money maker to other crops that provide food on the table for both children and adults, thereby al
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Sep 20, 2013 11:53
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament Passes The Tobacco Control Bill Into An Act

The Bill has attracted mixed reactions from varied sections of the public with health activists supporting the passing of the Bill while some sections of the private sector especially tobacco dealers calling for deletion of some sections of the law.
UGO (Uganda Goes Online) (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:48
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