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[Russia] Ahead of Global Meeting, Big Tobacco Seeks to Derail Progress on Life-Saving Tobacco Taxes

Dr. da Costa e Silva is absolutely right: governments should ignore this invitation from ITIC. This meeting is aimed at muddying the truth about tobacco taxes and helping the tobacco industry sell more of its lethal products, which are the world’s numbe
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:58
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[Africa, Russia, Zimbabwe] Farmers cry foul over exclusion

The International Tobacco Growers Association has complained over the exclusion of agricultural experts from the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's 6th meeting which will be held in Moscow from October 13 to 18 as this wi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:48
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Betty Abah: Our threatened 'pikins' and the tobacco profiteers

We must summon the courage to go the way of other Africa countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Togo among others that passed effective smoke-free laws. We must summon the courage to say ‘no, not again, not our children, soulless Big Tobacco’.
DailyPost (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:28
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Deputy Healthcare Minister: Legalisation of marijuana impossible in Russia now

The official also commented on the situation in Russia where electronic cigarettes had been getting more popular and on the fact that they were outside the new anti-tobacco regulations. “Well, electronic cigarettes are a rather new product, and the attit
TASS (ru)
added Jul 12, 2014 10:36
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[Philippines] PhilHealth urged to fund quit-smoking program

An antitobacco group on Tuesday urged the state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to shoulder part of the expenses smokers face when they decide to kick their habit in cessation clinics. One effective way to encourage smokers to continue
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:04
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[Ireland] Irish Cabinet decides to implement plain packaging for tobacco products

Plain packaging is a very effective tool to reduce the attractiveness of tobacco and is recommended in the "Guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" (WHO FCTC), and can be particularly effective in keeping young people from starting
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:01
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[USA] A Half Century Of Avoidable Death

A new report entitled "A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America," ("Avoidable Death") released today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), examines U.S. tobacco control efforts in the fifty years since the release of
PR Newswire
added Jun 3, 2014 12:17
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[Pakistan] WHO urges ministry to ban tobacco marketing campaigns

(WHO) has strongly urged the ministry of national health services, regulation and coordination to comprehensively ban all tobacco marketing campaigns...to reject all claims made by tobacco industry to freely advertise their lethal product which causes eno
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 29, 2014 15:34
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Canada’s progress in tobacco control under threat

A new report released today reveals that Canada is at risk of losing ground in its efforts to reduce tobacco use. The study finds that cigarettes became more affordable in Canada between 2002 and 2010 and pictorial health warnings are noticed less by sm
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Nov 30, 2013 14:37
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[Indonesia] House presses ahead with tobacco bill despite concern

House of Representatives will press ahead with its deliberation of the controversial bill on tobacco. The move comes despite the government’s commitment to adopting the international treaty on tobacco control. The House’s Legislative Body (Baleg), which
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 29, 2013 19:58
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