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[Korea - South] The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 21, 2012 14:33
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Positive signals for Bulgarian tobacco producers after WHO conference: expert

“The good news that the Bulgarian tobacco producers received after the conference is that the decision-making in connection to articles 17 and 18 of the framework convention on tobacco products, was postponed with two years. This is a relief because this
Focus English News (bg)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:34
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[Africa] Industry’s dire warnings deconstructed

The aim of this short write-up is to critically engage with some of the findings of the TISA study, as well as to question the methods used by the study.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 16, 2012 18:34
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The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Conclusions Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2012 15:50
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Tobacco industry myths shattered as smuggling rates fall

Tobacco smuggling in the UK is decreasing while tax revenues are rising, according to new figures released last week.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 15, 2012 19:33
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176 Parties to the FCTC, not 27

Article 6 of the Treaty recommends: “implementing tax policies and, where appropriate, price policies, on tobacco products so as to contribute to the health objectives aimed at reducing tobacco consumption”. The treaty is clear: the objective is health .
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 15, 2012 19:30
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[Australia] Smoking and smartphones: an interview with Nasser Bin Dhim, Becky Freeman and Lyndal Trevena

Please could you give a brief introduction to Australia's ban on tobacco advertising? Australia adopted the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in 2005. This includes a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising including on the internet
News-Medical.net
added Nov 10, 2012 21:37
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Why Zimbabwe's tobacco industry is unhappy with WHO

The World Health Organisation says its guidelines aim to alert governments to declining demand for tobacco. But producers say they put farmers' livelihoods at risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 09:04
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[South Africa] Why shackling tobacco farmers will burn SA’s fingers

Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa) Chairman & CEO Francois van der Merwe told the media on Monday the impact would be devastating for famers, their dependents and certain countries’ economies.
Moneyweb (za)
added Nov 6, 2012 07:29
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[China] Why Haven’t Chinese Leaders Acted Decisively to Reduce Tobacco Use?

One can only hope that the policy window will open after the dust of power jockeying settles. A silver lining in the cloud: the wife of soon-to-be CCP Party Secretary Xi Jinping is a supporter of tobacco control.
Council on Foreign Relations blogs
added Oct 31, 2012 18:23
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