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[Asia, India] Smoking warning as researchers reveal 'largest preventable cause of disease on the planet' kills six million people a year

if current trends continue, the World Health Organization predicts more than 1 billion tobacco-related deaths this century. Starting Monday, representatives from at least 178 countries are meeting for five days in the Indian capital to discuss how they
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2016 18:42
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Parties to global tobacco control treaty must adopt measures for faster implementation (PDF)

“After 10 years, FCTC Parties have developed a detailed consensus on the measures needed to address the global tobacco epidemic. Starting next week, Parties must shift their focus to ensuring that the treaty is as effective as possible on the ground,” sa
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 02:28
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31
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Standardised tobacco packaging: a health policy case study of corporate conflict expansion and adaptation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The multifaceted opposition to standardised packaging was primarily undertaken by third parties with financial relationships with major tobacco manufacturers. Low levels of transparency regarding these links created a misleading impression of diverse and
BMJ Open (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:56
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[India] A Response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 (ENDS) Report (PDF)

Failure to do so will not only put people’s lives and health at IMMEDIATE risk, but also diminish the credibility of the organisation. It is the WHO’s FCTC delegates responsibility at the forthcoming CoP7 to be fully aware of emerging public health trends
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers seek inclusion

ITGA president Francois van der Merwe said... “We have been trying to engage the WHO on health matters so that any differences they have with our industry can be resolved. We have written to them since 2012 and they haven’t responded in the last four year
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, India] WHO spotlights films as “cross-border tobacco promotion”

In preparation for the COP this November in Delhi, India, the Convention Secretariat prepared a report, Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship: Depiction of tobacco in entertainment media
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:54
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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt must stop putting tobacco revenue over public health

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC). In an interview with FMT, MCTC president, Dr Molly Cheah said Malaysia had signed the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which was an evidence-based framework formulated through solid research. “Mala
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:01
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[Europe] Protocol and TPD ‘mismatches’

The International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) said today it was seeking clarification...responding to the EU Inception Impact Assessment of July 5, which is intended to help the implementation of traceability and security standards required by the revis
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 2, 2016 20:58
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