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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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[Asia, India] ‘Show tobacco growers a viable alternative’

Biannual meet of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control should involve main stakeholders: Antonio Abrunhosa
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 29, 2016 08:49
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WHO praises Belarus' progress in tobacco control

An assessment mission of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control visited Belarus in 2015. Lars Moller said that the final report of the WHO specialists was quite positive overall. The document emphasizes Belarus' progress in tobacco control, inclu
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:43
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[Africa, South Africa] MERWE: WHO has eschewed transparency in its fight against tobacco

Who should be more equipped to discuss pragmatic solutions concerning agriculture than tobacco farmers... For every other legal industry across the globe, it is inconceivable to think that workable and enforceable guidelines governing a sector should be d
Business Day (za)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:14
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Does Tobacco Violate Human Rights? Inter-American Commission Ponders Question

The thematic hearing, held at the Organization of American States (OAS), was the first time the Commission has formally considered tobacco... Expert witnesses from three groups – Action on Smoking and Health (ASH US), the InterAmerican Heart Foundation (F
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:30
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Canadian Coalition Calls on Anti-Smoking Advocates to Address Contraband Tobacco

The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) has asked the National Conference on Tobacco or Health participants to focus their attention on the critical issue of contraband tobacco that continues to undermine tobacco control measures implem
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:57
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warning law now in effect

After what tobacco control advocates call a 4-month delay, the long wait is finally over. Starting Thursday, March 3, the government will require all tobacco products manufactured or imported for sale in the Philippines to carry graphic health warnings o
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:39
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[Asia, India, Sri Lanka] Action against on-scree smoking

Hollywood and Bollywood films provide powerful information about the “benefits” of smoking, instead of traditional advertising. Young people imitate, not only “positive” characters, but also the villain who smokes can have even more influence on them tha
The Nation (lk)
added Feb 20, 2016 01:55
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