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Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

JTI continues to view the implementation of the FCTC as an opportunity for a practical, effective and proportionate approach to the regulation of tobacco products. JTI is concerned, however, that this opportunity is rapidly being lost.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:08

[Switzerland] Shutting Out Public from WHO Meetings 'Highly Questionable,' According to International Law Expert

JTI today published an Opinion from leading international law expert Sir Franklin Berman QC, about the WHO's lack of transparency in tobacco-related meetings. ...the public, including the media, was prevented from observing the fifth session of the Confer
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2014 15:06

[USA] THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL: An Implementation Guide for U.S. State and Local Officials (PDF)

CDC points out, “it is the policies, partnerships, and intervention activities that occur at the state and local levels that ultimately lead to social norm and behavior change.”…With the tools available from this guide and the ASH database, we hope state
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:29

More children smoking in Indonesia

The Indonesian government has been accused of failing to protect young people from cigarettes...The CEO of the children’s organization, Lentera Anak Indonesia...smokers in the 10-14 age group had increased from 9.5 percent in 2001 to 17.5 percent in 2010
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 16:05


Nigeria lags behind set targets to control world tobacco use in a treaty it signed onto in 2005. There are also claims that the tobacco industry is undermining efforts at legislative and control to reduce its use. The Framework Convention of Tobacco Contr
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jul 8, 2014 13:09

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers want say in decision-making processes

International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) says the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) should not exclude tobacco growers in key decisions-making processes as the body fights the proposed ban on the grow
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 4, 2014 13:36

[Europe, UK] Academics urge WHO over e-cigarette regulations ($$)

In a letter to Dr Margaret Chan, WHO director, 53 public health academics from 15 countries have appealed to the body to not regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco, which could see e-cigarettes facing hefty excise duty and public smoking bans.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 29, 2014 12:29

[Asia] Pakistan bound to ban tobacco advertisements under WHO convention: ministry

In a written reply submitted to the Sindh High Court (SHC) on a petition filed by a cigarette manufacturer, the NHSRC said Pakistan being a treaty member of FCTC has committed to these tobacco advertisement restrictions as a bare minimum under Article 13
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 24, 2014 15:45

[Africa] NEONDO: Health vs Tobacco industry: Why war against smoking may not end soon

While measurable policy frameworks and effective health systems are important, policy makers from around the world have to ensure that populations understand that it is their individual actions that is central to the WHO-set targets of achieving a 25% re
Africa Science News Service (ASNS) (ke)
added May 5, 2014 23:57

Smoking ban in China's public places not enforced

government promised to ban smoking in public places in the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015). Experts are widely critical of the current effort, however, especially as no national law is currently in place to govern smoking in indoor public places.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 3, 2014 00:43
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