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The tobacco toll

Only 19 countries, comprising 6% of the world’s population, have a comprehensive national ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, as per World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention of Tobacco Control. (in)
added May 31, 2013 03:16

[Philippines] LGUs in CAR urged to base anti–smoking laws on FCTC

Local government units in Cordillera are urged to craft their own anti-smoking ordinance following the World Health Organization-Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) pattern. The call was made by the group Health Justice, which claimed tha
Baguio Midland Courier (ph)
added May 8, 2013 12:43

Tobacco control in Asia

Tobacco control is being restructured in Asia. It has moved from being isolated, individualistic, and ad hoc, to a mainstream public health approach.30 One new challenge is the integration of tobacco control in the framework of prevention of non-communic
The Lancet (uk)
added May 7, 2013 08:25

Policy Fact Sheets - Tobacco Control Laws

Download country-specific tobacco control policy fact sheets. For each country listed below, you can get a one-page PDF document that summarizes how closely that country's laws are aligned with the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Con
Tobacco Control Laws (CTFK)
added May 5, 2013 11:58

[Europe] Tobacco in the EU : Exposure to second hand smoke reduced, but still too high, says Commission report

Europa - European Commission
added Feb 22, 2013 10:52

[Indonesia] KNPT wants stronger regulations on tobacco

The National Commission on Tobacco Control (KNPT) has called on the House of Representatives to draft a bill to protect consumers from the adverse impacts of tobacco. The commission said that the House should drop its plan to pass a law that would focus
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:00

[Uganda] TUMWEBAZE: How second-hand smoke affects you

There is need for a law to regulate usage of tobacco ... Mr Andrew Kwizeera, a member of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, says since the fight for the control of tobacco usage in Uganda is new, “There is limited documentation and most of what we have is j
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 13, 2013 20:45

[Bangladesh] Designated smoking zones won’t cut health hazards

Local and international experts warned on Thursday that designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces, as allowed in Bangladesh’s proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, will threaten the health of commo
The Independent (bd)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:46

[Australia, Uruguay] As Nations Try to Snuff Out Smoking, Cigarette Makers Use Trade Treaties to Fire Up Legal Challenges

The WTO case is only part of a three-pronged legal assault on Australia, aimed both at reversing the plain packaging law and warning other countries of what they might face if they follow its lead.
added Nov 29, 2012 13:02

[Eastern Europe] World unites to combat illegal trade in tobacco

A new treaty promotes international efforts to address the economic and public health effects of the tobacco black market.
Southeast European Times
added Nov 23, 2012 11:33
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