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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34

[Asia] Important tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

approved the Law on increasing taxes, including taxes on tobacco products. Tobacco taxes for different types of tobacco will increase as of 2015......adopted a new Governmental regulation mandating pictorial health warnings on tobacco products.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:07

GLANTZ: American Red Cross Pressured to Rid Itself of Tobacco Money

It exposes a global tobacco industry strategy to undermine health worldwide.... this could compel other non-profits to drop tobacco industry funding, taking away a key in for the industry to influence policy and gloss over its tarnished image. The fact
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 8, 2015 10:47

[Asia, China] E-cigarette controls considered for safety

China is considering bringing electronic cigarettes under State management to ensure a standardized and well-regulated development of the popular smoking alternative, according to an official of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration. (cn)
added Jan 8, 2015 08:25

[Tanzania] Tobacco consumption affects food budget - Study

Prof Asmerom Kidane said that implementing the World Health Organisation (WHO) framework on tobacco control would help reduce the impact of cigarette and tobacco smoking on food poverty. “The report hypothesizes that the majority of smokers belong to a
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:23

[Asia, China] Beijing seeks public consultation on tobacco legislation

The State Council's draft legislation will see both violators and business owners who break the rules penalized, with fines ranging from 50-500 yuan (US$8-80) for individuals, and up to 30,000 yuan (US$4,825) for business proprietors, said NHFPC spokespe
Want China Times (tw)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:50

The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: an overview (PDF)

Parties have to ensure that any interaction with the tobacco industry is carried out with maximum transparency, and in relation to tracking and tracing, Parties must not delegate any of their obligations to the tobacco industry.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2016 23:14

Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adopting voluntary HWL policies in 1992 reduced likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs 21 years later. Legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco and be extremely cautious about accepting voluntary agre
Social Science & Medicine
added Jul 30, 2015 15:03

Smoke-free Air in France: A campaign case study (PDF)

Strangely, prevalence has actually increased by about 3% since the law came into effect, to about 31% of adults. This is perhaps due to the failure to fully implement other aspects of the (FCTC), such as high taxation, countermarketing, and advertisin
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:08

[Latin America] Smoke-free Air in Uruguay: A campaign case study (PDF)

with their smoke-free campaign, Uruguay enacted a number of advanced tobacco controls by implementing the (FCTC), including taxation, an advertising ban, public education, and graphic warning labels. As a result, cigarette consumption and adult smoking
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:02
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