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[Russia] WHO deal backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking

The World Health Organization today adopted guidelines recommending countries bring in higher taxes on cigarettes to help cut smoking rates, a move fiercely opposed by the tobacco industry. Delegates from 179 countries meeting in Moscow signed up to th
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:30
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Complete ban on all POS advertising needed in Ukraine

The Smoke Free Ukraine Project is calling on the country’s government to completely ban all cigarette pack displays from points of sales (POS). The move follows a recent monitoring project carried out by the Regional Advocacy Center (Life) and Smoke Free
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:29
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[Russia] How to accelerate FCTC implementation

The report, Strategies for Accelerated Implementation of the Tobacco Control Treaty: Lessons from Key Global Health Initiatives, recommends seven strategies to be considered at the upcoming 6th session of the FCTC Conference of the Parties (COP6) to help
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:19
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[Russia] JOHNSON: UN’s health agency boots public, press to work on a global tobacco tax in secret

took a hostile and alarming turn on Monday when the public was kicked out of the meeting... It’s no wonder the convention’s delegates voted to ban the public. They obviously don’t want the world to see all the bad decisions they’re making.
Washington Times
added Oct 14, 2014 20:23
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[Russia] UN's World Health Organization urges global tobacco tax hike / Delegates in Moscow block press from vote coverage

The World Health Organization on Tuesday approved a measure committing countries around the world to sharply raise excise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products, citing the health effects and social costs of tobacco use.
Washington Times
added Oct 14, 2014 13:50
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[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Rights group calls for exposing tobacco industry tactics

Terming the Conference of Parties, which is holding its 6th session (COP6), “a unique opportunity,” the executive coordinator of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection (TN) Nadeem Iqbal emphasised the need to make joint efforts against the tobacco industry.
The News (pk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:33
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[Europe, Russia] ROSS: WHO Tobacco Treaty Will Make It Harder For Smokers To Quit

are doing their best to impede, rather than promote, a potentially miraculous new technology devoted to that very goal: electronic cigarettes... The big nonprofits eagerly accept vast sums from the pharmaceutical companies whose nicotine-replacement produ
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:11
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[Russia] News

Sponsors Only: Russia - Minimum Selling Price for Cigarettes Discussed / 26 SEP, 2014 Sponsors Only: Russia - Minister of Finance announces tobacco excise tax increase 18 SEP, 2014
International Tax and Investment Center
added Oct 6, 2014 10:35
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[USA] In Putin snub, US will skip global tobacco summit hosted by Russia

will not send a delegation to Moscow this month to participate in global health talks that hold major implications for the tobacco and burgeoning e-cigarette industries. Hosting the World Health Organization summit is a point of pride for Russia, and it
The Hill
added Oct 3, 2014 13:06
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[Switzerland] BERMAN: OPINION Re: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:12
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