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[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12
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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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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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[Malawi] TAMA slams WHO-FCTC moves on tobacco

Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama), the country’s largest tobacco growers’ body, has taken a swipe at the World Health Organisation (WHO) for intensifying its campaign towards abolishing tobacco farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:16
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[UK] Inquiry into the illicit trade in tobacco products (PDF)

As the evidence to this Inquiry demonstrates, there is no good reason to accept this argument. In fact, legitimate packs of cigarettes carry both covert and overt security marking, including numbers and anti- counterfeit marks, which would still be pres
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 12:31
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Re-define Tobacco Board of Zambia - State urged

Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jan 30, 2012 00:00
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Public smoking to be banned in Belize

Caribbean News Now!
added Oct 21, 2010 00:00
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51
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[Asia, Nepal] Supreme Court scraps cigarette companies' plea

The bench observed that the demands of the petitioner companies were against the public health and larger public interest and need not be considered. It directed the government to strictly implement the provisions of the Act. The bench also observed that
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 2, 2014 09:56
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The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 11, 2013 14:25
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