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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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[Korea - South] FCA's video message to COP5 delegates

Delegates at the upcoming 5th session of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) have a responsibility to use the meeting to advance global tobacco control and help change these trends. We've created a video to remind delegates
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:26
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[Korea - South] Fifth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (COP5)

On 12–17 November the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) will hold its fifth session (COP5) in Seoul, Republic of Korea, at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:05
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The evolution of health warning labels on cigarette packs: the role of precedents, and tobacco industry strategies to block diffusion

Beginning in 2005, as a result of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), GHWLs began to spread. Effective implementation of FCTC labelling provisions has stimulated diffusion of strong health warning labels despite
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:33
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[India] Andhra farmers concerned over WHO convention on tobacco

A meeting of tobacco farmers on Sunday voiced its opposition to certain draft recommendations allegedly made by the working group for the 5th Conference of Parties (COP 5) on WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held in Korea next mo
Zee News (in)
added Oct 21, 2012 21:04
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Tobacco industry's ITGA fights FCTC implementation in the Uruguay negotiations

Despite ITGA's international campaign to thwart the Guidelines on Articles 9 and 10 and a strong representation from tobacco-growing countries at COP4, the outcome after intense negotiations was the adoption of Partial Guidelines and work on Articles 17 a
Tobacco Control
added Oct 18, 2012 08:31
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[Hong Kong] Stub them out

Bar and restaurant managers should be prosecuted if people are caught smoking in their premises. That's the latest stub-'em-out warning from the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Oct 10, 2012 17:55
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[Malaysia] LETTER: Time to increase tax on cigarettes

As a member of the FCTC, the Government must commit to increasing the price and tax of all tobacco products significantly and immediately to ensure that cigarettes in particular, will become unaffordable especially to our youth.
The Star (my)
added Sep 24, 2012 12:17
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[Gambia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco control

The DPS at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare was indeed right when he told the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) needs assessment mission to The Gambia that the country has taken giant steps, and registered success, in the fight
The Daily Observer (gm)
added Sep 15, 2012 04:05
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