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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt must stop putting tobacco revenue over public health

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC). In an interview with FMT, MCTC president, Dr Molly Cheah said Malaysia had signed the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which was an evidence-based framework formulated through solid research. “Mala
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:01
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[Europe] Protocol and TPD ‘mismatches’

The International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) said today it was seeking clarification...responding to the EU Inception Impact Assessment of July 5, which is intended to help the implementation of traceability and security standards required by the revis
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 2, 2016 20:58
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GLANTZ: FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans, but effect is fading

In particular, we concluded, “The FCTC does not currently have a clear mechanism to ensure that parties are notified when they are non-compliant. The FCTC Conference of the Parties (COP) established an expert group to review reporting arrangements that wi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:43
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KOZLOWSKI: Cigarette prohibition and the need for more prior testing of the WHO TobReg's global nicotine-reduction strategy [FREE FULL TEXT]

If no high-functioning comprehensive tobacco control programme is prepared to assess the nicotine-reduction strategy as regulatory policy,...then it should sit on the shelves and not be disseminated as a call for action.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2016 16:48
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Philip Morris International welcomes the ratification of the WHO Anti-Illicit Trade Protocol by the European Union and calls for swift ratification by the Member States

“The ratification of the Protocol will reinforce the EU’s global lead in fighting the tobacco black market and pave the way for controls such as tracking and tracing, licensing, and due diligence procedures to become common practice around the world.”
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 1, 2016 19:58
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[Asia-pacific] FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia's Tobacco War?

“That is why the tobacco industry will try very hard to keep Indonesia under their control.” As Latif says, Indonesia is “already a battleground” between health campaigners and companies. “They are very concerned about the Indonesian market and they will
News Lens (hk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:14
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Obituary: Yul Francisco Dorado, a visionary tobacco control leader in Latin America

Before he joined Corporate Accountability International in 2005 as Director for Latin America, he worked for Consumers International, supervising and supporting the ratification and implementation processes of the FCTC in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatema
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 6, 2016 13:03
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[Asia, India] ‘Show tobacco growers a viable alternative’

Biannual meet of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control should involve main stakeholders: Antonio Abrunhosa
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 29, 2016 08:49
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WHO praises Belarus' progress in tobacco control

An assessment mission of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control visited Belarus in 2015. Lars Moller said that the final report of the WHO specialists was quite positive overall. The document emphasizes Belarus' progress in tobacco control, inclu
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:43
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[Africa, South Africa] MERWE: WHO has eschewed transparency in its fight against tobacco

Who should be more equipped to discuss pragmatic solutions concerning agriculture than tobacco farmers... For every other legal industry across the globe, it is inconceivable to think that workable and enforceable guidelines governing a sector should be d
Business Day (za)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:14
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