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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers seek inclusion

ITGA president Francois van der Merwe said... “We have been trying to engage the WHO on health matters so that any differences they have with our industry can be resolved. We have written to them since 2012 and they haven’t responded in the last four year
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, India] WHO spotlights films as “cross-border tobacco promotion”

In preparation for the COP this November in Delhi, India, the Convention Secretariat prepared a report, Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship: Depiction of tobacco in entertainment media
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:54
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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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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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