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Canada's progress in tobacco control under threat

The study finds that cigarettes became more affordable in Canada between 2002 and 2010 and pictorial health warnings are noticed less by smokers. The report, produced by the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC) is entitled ITC C
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2013 23:03
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Regulations – biggest threat at tobacco producers: Antonio Abrunhosa, ITGA, for Bulgaria’s FOCUS

the regulations turn to be the biggest threat faced by tobacco producers,” said Antonio Abrunhosa, chief executive officer of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA), in an interview with FOCUS News Agency. “Some thirty years ago, tobacco p
Focus English News (bg)
added Oct 20, 2013 16:28
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] WATSON: A very bad week for tobacco industry opposition to standard packaging

exaggerating the threat from the illicit market, in an attempt to generate scare stories in order to derail standard packs, has been exposed for what it is – the desperation of an amoral industry faced with a well-evidenced and popular measure to protect
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Oct 17, 2013 21:50
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[Asia-pacific] Reports from the Asia Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco #APACT2013 Conference

Asia Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco (APACT) marked a milestone with its 10th APACT Conference in Chiba, Japan last 18-21 August 2013, with a record 785 delegates from 42 nations participating.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2013 20:36
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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013 – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (PDF)

Since WHO introduced the six demand reduction measures (MPOWER) in 2008 in line with the WHO FCTC, the number of countries successfully establishing one or more of the measures at the highest level of achievement and the number of people covered by those
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 11, 2013 11:57
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[Europe] Comment l'industrie du tabac finance Interpol [How the tobacco industry finances Interpol]

Since 2012, Interpol is sponsored by the leading manufacturer of cigarettes in the world, Philip Morris. A conflict of interest that violates the Framework Convention on Tobacco WHO, as the industry continues to drive global cigarette smuggling.
Slate
added Jun 19, 2013 10:20
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[UK] Tobacco control efforts in Europe

grounds for optimism are provided by progress in implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and in the development of a new generation of nicotine-containing devices that could enable more widespread adoption of harm-reduction stra
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:27
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About This Project - Tobacco Control Laws

an interactive website designed for advocates, researchers, legal professionals, and other members of the public interested in tobacco control to access information about tobacco control legislation and litigation worldwide.
Tobacco Control Laws (CTFK)
added May 5, 2013 11:57
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[India] Stop tobacco industry interference in public health policy: Implement new pictorial warnings, ban on Gutkha

Hope the government will not only strictly enforce the ban on Gutkha, but also ensure all forms of tobacco products are complying with the government notification on pictorial warnings dated 27th September 2012.
Elites TV
added Apr 3, 2013 09:09
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[Zimbabwe] Farmers slam WHO over proposed tobacco ban

THE World Health Organisation’s reasons for proposing a ban on tobacco on health grounds and for causing environmental damage in its production are designed to harm developing countries, the Tobacco Industry Development Support Institute has said. TIDSI
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 22, 2013 11:15
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