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[UK] The global health law trilogy: towards a safer, healthier, and fairer world [FREE FULL TEXT]

No state acting alone can ward off health threats that span borders, requiring international solutions. A trilogy of global health law—the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, International Health Regulations (2005), and Pandemic Influenza Preparednes
The Lancet (uk)
added May 19, 2017 05:16
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[Georgia (Country)] UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called a press conference today to support the adoption of the Tobacco-Control Law in Georgia. UN representatives stressed that the draft legislation
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 5, 2017 18:14
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[Georgia] Smoking to be banned

According to the draft bill, smoking in buildings will be prohibited from 2018 and from 2020 smoking will be banned in open public spaces as well.Georgia has been an applicant country of the WHO FCTC since 2004. The Tobacco Control Alliance of Georgia sa
The Messenger (ge)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:24
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Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty

After 180 countries agreed to a global tobacco control treaty in 2005, there was a 2.5 percent decrease in smoking worldwide during the next decade, a new study shows. All of the participating countries agreed to the World Health Organization Framework C
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2017 01:54
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia gives tobacco bill a shot

caught antitobacco activists by surprise, the Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration decided to give the bill a lease on life...there were a number of stipulations in the bill that would harm public health, but at the same time, the government wanted to impr
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:44
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Implementation of key demand-reduction measures of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and change in smoking prevalence in 126 countries: an association study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implementation of key WHO FCTC demand-reduction measures is significantly associated with lower smoking prevalence, with anticipated future reductions in tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. These findings validate the call for strong implementation o
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:18
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GLANTZ: How the tobacco industry manipulated public health policy in Nigeria

This bit of history highlights the importance of strong implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, which commits parties to the treaty to keep the tobacco companies from infiltrating the government’s policy making process. We also illustrate how the industry i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:02
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Will a tobacco leaf ban stop smoking?

The introduction of banning Tobacco leaf exports have been tabled for discussions at [FCTC] headed conventions at several occasions....would see a colossal effect on the trade and economic indicators as the government enforces stringent measures to ban th
Daily FT (lk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:32
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[Asia, Turkmenistan]

Turkmen president Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov banned the sale of all tobacco products. ...Unfortunately, those lavishing praise on Berdymukhammedov have failed to realise that his government is now using its new anti-tobacco legislation to stifle dissent
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:37
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When the tax stamp covers the health warning label: conflicting ‘best practices’ for tobacco control policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ministries of Health and Finance appear to face competing interests with regard to placement of HWLs and tax stamps. Health officials seek the prominent display of HWLs at the top of the PDA. Conversely, Ministries of Finance seek to prevent the reuse of
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 19:20
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