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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers want say in decision-making processes

International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) says the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) should not exclude tobacco growers in key decisions-making processes as the body fights the proposed ban on the grow
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 4, 2014 13:36

[Europe, UK] Academics urge WHO over e-cigarette regulations ($$)

In a letter to Dr Margaret Chan, WHO director, 53 public health academics from 15 countries have appealed to the body to not regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco, which could see e-cigarettes facing hefty excise duty and public smoking bans.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 29, 2014 12:29

[Asia] Pakistan bound to ban tobacco advertisements under WHO convention: ministry

In a written reply submitted to the Sindh High Court (SHC) on a petition filed by a cigarette manufacturer, the NHSRC said Pakistan being a treaty member of FCTC has committed to these tobacco advertisement restrictions as a bare minimum under Article 13
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 24, 2014 15:45

[Africa] NEONDO: Health vs Tobacco industry: Why war against smoking may not end soon

While measurable policy frameworks and effective health systems are important, policy makers from around the world have to ensure that populations understand that it is their individual actions that is central to the WHO-set targets of achieving a 25% re
Africa Science News Service (ASNS) (ke)
added May 5, 2014 23:57

Smoking ban in China's public places not enforced

government promised to ban smoking in public places in the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015). Experts are widely critical of the current effort, however, especially as no national law is currently in place to govern smoking in indoor public places.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 3, 2014 00:43

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

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

[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

[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


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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