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[China] Draft law on tobacco ads fails to impress

Despite improvements in the second draft, companies will still be able to advertise their products in tobacco shops, which is against the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Wu Yiqun, executive vice director of ThinkTank, the anti-smoking advoca
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 24, 2014 06:35
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[Asia, China] YASHAN: Anti-smoking campaign requires more than bans

As a passive secondhand smoker, I'm more than happy to hear the news. However, it's always easy to say, hard to do....prohibition shouldn't be the only way to lower smoking rates. The government should still organize more anti-smoking campaigns to raise
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 27, 2014 12:39
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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[Russia] Health Authorities Push Through Taxation Guidelines Behind Closed Doors at Moscow WHO Summit

"An Alarming Attempt to Erode Countries' Sovereignty on Taxation Policies" Yesterday at the WHO FCTC's Conference of the Parties (COP6) in Moscow, guidelines on price and tax measures (Article 6) were hurriedly adopted behind closed doors, further demon
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2014 10:26
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[Russia] LETTER: STEWART: A front group for Big Tobacco

International Tax and Investment Center attempts to cast itself as a key stakeholder ... a front group for big tobacco. Its main financial sponsors includes four of the largest tobacco corporations, including Philip Morris International and British Americ
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 22:27
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[Russia] Anti-tobacco conference struggles to stub out lobbyists

While delegates at the World Health Organization (WHO) gathering were discussing ways to stop people lighting up, those representing the interests of the tobacco industry were doing their best to influence the outcome
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:40
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[Russia] JOHNSON: The UN’s health agency works on a global tobacco tax in secret

took a hostile and alarming turn on Monday when the public was kicked out of the meeting. The tyrannical attack on the principles of transparency and accountability took place when delegates from more than 175 countries who are part of the Framework Conv
Washington Times
added Oct 13, 2014 16:56
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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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