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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

[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders Petition Health Minister to Send Bill For Legislation

despite public utterances in May and July 2013 both by the President and the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu assuring on the importance of making Nigeria smoke-free and reducing the smoking prevalence in the country, there is still no law to th
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Nov 29, 2013 19:50

[Africa, Nigeria] OBALOJU: The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Debate on Industry Exclusion, By Moses Obaloju

More funding should, therefore, be devoted to assisting tobacco companies come up with products like this that smokers will enjoy. The European Commission also recently declared that e-cigarettes can be regulated as general consumer goods which is a good
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 26, 2013 19:50

Indonesia Chided for Not Joining Tobacco Treaty

Experts and activists urged the government to immediately accede the convention before the 2014 election begins amid concern that the issue will not be taken up afterward. The convention is considered the most effective solution to not only protect Indon
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Oct 23, 2013 04:13

[Asia-pacific, India] 90% of smokeless tobacco users live in South-East Asia

Approximately, 250 million adults consume smokeless tobacco in the 11 countries of the WHO South-East Asia Region ... the total cost of diseases caused by smokeless tobacco use was US$389 million (about INR 17.9 billion) in 2004.
Times of India
added Sep 26, 2013 04:15

About ITC - ITC Project

International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project) is the first international research program for the systematic evaluation of key policies of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) at the population level. The ITC
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Sep 21, 2013 11:56

Is 'The Wind Rises' up in too much smoke? Yes, shouts the Japan Society for Tobacco Control

’s hardly an exaggeration to say that they have a massive impact on viewers. And this impact is precisely why the Japan Society for Tobacco Control has released a strongly worded statement on the amount of smoking in the film. The fierce letter, available
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:03

[Malaysia] Tobacco manufacturers refute council's protest

Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers Chief Executive, Shahrul Azamin Abdullah, said Article 2 (1) of the FCTC stated the guidelines must be applied "in accordance with international law," which included the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agre
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 16, 2013 01:46

[Asia, India] Consortium for Tobacco Free Karnataka condemns BBMP move with tobacco manufacturer

As the BBMP decided to tie up with the ITC in its Zero waste management, and work on segregation of waste at source, the members of Consortium for Tobacco Free Karnataka (CFTFK) have taken objection. "It's ironic but a fact that the theme for this year's
Times of India
added Jul 2, 2013 12:48

Help Smokers Quit: Assistance Programs All Talk and No Action

according to a recent study, more than half of the countries who signed the WHO 2005 framework Convention on Tobacco Control have no formed plans to help tobacco users quit.
added Jun 24, 2013 13:21
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