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[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

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
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