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[Africa, Namibia] WHO Windhoek meeting looks at tobacco

The World Health Organization Regional office for Africa, with support from the government of Norway held a Regional Consultation on Tobacco and Trade in Windhoek from 4 to 6 February.
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:11
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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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[Africa] Kenya to enforce ban on tobacco advertising

The Kenyan government on Thursday pledged to enforce legislation to ban advertising and promotion of tobacco related products in order to halt the rising toll of deaths associated with smoking.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:32
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[Russia] Wall Street Analyst: Global Noose Tightening on Big Tobacco

Writing in Forbes, analyst Charles Sizemore concludes, "Though enforcement varies from country to country, there is really no such thing as a 'tobacco friendly' country anymore. Everywhere you look, the noose is getting tighter."
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2013 00:27
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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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[Canada] REPORTING INSTRUMENT OF THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL (PDF)

Health Canada... Period of reporting January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013 ... 2. TOBACCO CONSUMPTION AND RELATED HEALTH, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INDICATORS
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 20, 2014 10:16
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[Bangladesh, Brazil, Kenya] Tobacco farmers switching to alternatives

Throughout the world, tobacco farmers are beginning to switch to growing food or higher yielding crops, like bamboo. ... The campaign Unfairtobacco.org interviewed experts from Bangladesh, Kenya and Brazil during last year's Week of Alternative Liveliho
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 14, 2013 13:57
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Turkey Regulates Brand Stretching And Brand Sharing In Tobacco Products

Mondaq
added Dec 28, 2012 13:57
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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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