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Billionaires vs. Big Tobacco in the Global South

Maybe Gates hasn't invested more on tobacco because Bloomberg is on the case. Certainly, Mike's foundation shows no signs of backing off on this front. The new $360 million will go toward the support of "evidence-based policies" to slow tobacco use, an
Inside Philanthropy
added Dec 19, 2016 21:41
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[Austria] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) May Pose a Threat to Public Health

17th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Austria... Because the TPPA eliminates tobacco tariffs, prices for tobacco products will be reduced, resulting in increased demand. Unless there is a “significant compensating increase” in domestic exc
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 04:03
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[Asia, India] No place for farmers at CoP meetings

A delegation of tobacco growers from six countries, including the US, traveled to Greater Noida, India,... Vera da Costa e Silva, reportedly said they didn’t belong there. “I have seen the tobacco farmers, and they always try to manipulate,” she was quo
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 15, 2016 21:51
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[Asia, India] Will ENDS justify the means?

The global anti-tobacco conference’s move to allow member nations to prohibit or restrict sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems provokes an outcry from harm reduction experts. The global anti-tobacco conference winded down on Saturday toeing a ha
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry dissatisfied over non-inclusion in FCTC COP 7

“It is unfortunate that the industry stakeholders and tobacco farmers whose livelihood will be affected by the decisions at this conference have not been allowed to participate in the conference. It is disappointing that WHO and the Indian government did
Times of India
added Nov 10, 2016 23:35
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[Asia, India] WHO convention calls for monitoring waterpipe tobacco use

PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:20
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[Asia, India] Smoking warning as researchers reveal 'largest preventable cause of disease on the planet' kills six million people a year

if current trends continue, the World Health Organization predicts more than 1 billion tobacco-related deaths this century. Starting Monday, representatives from at least 178 countries are meeting for five days in the Indian capital to discuss how they
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2016 18:42
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Parties to global tobacco control treaty must adopt measures for faster implementation (PDF)

“After 10 years, FCTC Parties have developed a detailed consensus on the measures needed to address the global tobacco epidemic. Starting next week, Parties must shift their focus to ensuring that the treaty is as effective as possible on the ground,” sa
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:28
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31
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Standardised tobacco packaging: a health policy case study of corporate conflict expansion and adaptation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The multifaceted opposition to standardised packaging was primarily undertaken by third parties with financial relationships with major tobacco manufacturers. Low levels of transparency regarding these links created a misleading impression of diverse and
BMJ Open (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:56
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