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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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[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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[Kenya] WHO tobacco proposals worry manufacturers

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has warned against full implementation of the world Health Organisation's recommendations on tobacco control in the region. The recommendations made in the framework convention on tobacco control (FCTC) policy docum
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 2, 2012 18:14
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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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[Australia and Oceania] Fiji President declares Nadi Town 'tobacco free'

Nadi Town in Fiji has become the first town in the Pacific to be declared tobacco free on Monday. It effectively embraces the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, of which Fiji is a signatory.
Islands Business International (nz)
added Apr 29, 2014 06:59
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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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New FCTC threat to Malawi tobacco

The proposals would be tabled at an FCTC Conference of Parties to take place in South Korea from November 11 to 17, 2012. The Malawi government has since declared that it will take a position against the matter.
Daily Times (mw)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:01
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