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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Join hands to make the dream of smoke-free society, a reality!

representatives from 6 countries-- Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Nepal - met in Bali, Indonesia, to take part in a workshop on 'Enforcement and Monitoring of Pictorial Health Warnings' organized by International Union Against Tube
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:21
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UN Officially Recognizes that Tobacco Makes the World Poorer

General Assembly formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a plan to eradicate global poverty. The goals formally recognize, on a global scale, the negative impact of tobacco consumption on health, wealth, and development and commit membe
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:16
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HUBER: Make the SDGs Famous

The world cannot afford this tremendous loss of life...the greed of tobacco companies. The United Nation's new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can help reverse...SDGs ask the global community to address the health crisis spawned by tobacco use by im
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:50
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[Asia] India Stomps on Tobacco Abroad, Drags Feet on Pictorial Warnings at Home

India may have pledged to take hard-hitting measures to reduce the use of tobacco at a regional meeting of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Timor-Leste but here at home it continues to welch on its promise to make it mandatory for pictorial warnings
The Wire (in)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:26
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHESTNOV / EVANS: Why more tobacco taxes are needed

Taxes on tobacco — the least expensive, least implemented, and most effective tool in the fight to reduce the use of this deadly product — should not be left unimplemented. By raising the cost of tobacco, we have the potential to reverse the epidemic, pr
TODAYonline (sg)
added Aug 4, 2015 17:48
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WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2015

The continued success in global tobacco control is detailed in this year’s WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2015: substantial progress has been made since the entry into force of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) ten y
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:14
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[Africa] Ghanaian Media sensitized to support fight against Tobacco

A day’s sensitization workshop has been held for some selected Ghanaian journalists in Accra. It was part of activities lined up by the Ministry of Health (MoH), the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and other stakeholders to mark this year’s World No Tobacco D
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 7, 2015 22:13
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ARGAMA: Indonesians to Pay the Price for Lawmakers’ Pro-Tobacco Stance

Five years after the shocking video surfaced, Indonesia is still behind in tobacco control and seems to be regressing. Indonesia is the only country in the Asia Pacific that has yet to ratify the international Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCT
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jun 4, 2015 17:38
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[UK] How do you sell death? The tangled world of illicit tobacco

The 12 year agreement is now coming to an end – but the European Commission is now discussing its ‘renewal’ with Phillip Morris. This is incredibly worrying. There’s a fundamental conflict here, considering that the international community recognises t
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:30
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[Netherlands] Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty ($$)

Public health campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court in an attempt to force it to end what they say is the excessive influence of the tobacco industry on the government’s antismoking policies. According to the Dutch Youth Smo
British Medical Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:30
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