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China’s ministry in charge of tobacco control had ties to the tobacco industry. Not anymore

As part of a sweeping reshuffle, a new health commission will take over from the industry ministry as the government body responsible for tobacco control, implementing a set of international rules from the World Health Organisation. Beijing signed the F
South China Morning Post
added Mar 15, 2018 16:28

[UK] Philip Morris International: a New Year’s resolution

In January 2018, Philip Morris International (PMI) placed ads in UK newspapers explaining that their New Year’s resolution was ‘to stop selling cigarettes in the UK’...refer to four commitments for 2018:... While the second commitment is contrary to Artic
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:26

[Africa, South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations announced at conference close

We call on governments to unite with civil society to stop tobacco industry interference and accelerate implementation of the WHO FCTC using a whole of government approach. We urge governments, scientists, research entities, foundations, and civil socie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36

[South Africa] Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World

we reaffirm the value of the preamble of the WHO [FCTC], in which the Parties express their determination “to give priority to the right to protect public health,” and to respect the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36

Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity (PDF)

This is to provide a useful, comprehensible and easy guide for regulators and policymakers on how to test tobacco products, what products to test, and how to use testing data in a meaningful way to support regulation. The importance of laboratory testing
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:48
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[Africa, South Africa] Report says tobacco kills 5 700 in Malawi: Calls to ratify control treaty keep on growing

Ghebreyesus warned that WHO will not watch the tobacco industry interfering with control efforts to undermine public health Emma Wanyonyi, Director at the Kenyan based, International Institute for Legal Affairs says that Malawi’s policy makers need to m
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:05

12 Key Findings from the New Edition of The Tobacco Atlas

The 6th edition of the book and companion website was produced by the American Cancer Society and Vital Strategies. Click through the slideshow to see some of the most interesting findings...VIEW bar graph which shows that the implementation of key toba
American Cancer Society
added Mar 9, 2018 15:57
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[Africa, South Africa] CASTRO/DAIN: Now's the time to turn tide on avoidable diseases

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and big tobacco, big food and big soda sharper than in South Africa; then on the African continent. Let’s consider some of the facts: Nearly a quarter of males in Africa smoke.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

[South Africa] Motsoaledi says he 'hates' tobacco industry, vows stricter legislation

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has vowed to implement stricter tobacco controls, acknowledging that SA has slacked in taking action, and new legislation would be put into place to fight an industry which he 'hates' and only 'causes mayhem'.
Health24 News [INACTIVE]
added Mar 8, 2018 03:25
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[South Africa] Bloomberg launches $20 million fund to fight tobacco companies

Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced it would provide $20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry ta
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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