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[Russia] WHO FCTC throws out public at Moscow Meeting: “What do they have to hide?”, asks JTI

COP is again hijacked by tobacco control lobbyists who freely exercise undue influence. We urge the FCTC to take every remaining opportunity to fix this broken process and to respect rules of good governance, rather than institutionalizing a policy of clo
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:10
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Russia will join protocol for elimination of illicit tobacco trade — health minister

Russia will join the international protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said at the opening ceremony of the sixth conference of the parties to the World Health Organization’s Framework Conve
TASS (ru)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:55
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Russia plans to raise tobacco taxes

Russia, which has introduced strict anti-smoking legislation, was hosting a five-day World Health Organisation conference that has brought together some 1,500 delegates from signatory countries of the international body’s Framework Convention on Tobacco
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:23
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[Philippines, Russia] Exclusion of cigarette firms from WHO meet questioned

(JTI) said shutting out the public—including industry members and media—from the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was “highly questionable” and showed “lack of transparency,” ci
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 12, 2014 21:53
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[Netherlands] Dutch court first to find that global tobacco treaty can trump national law

this case is the first time a court has cited the FCTC as the primary legal justification for overturning a weak tobacco control law. In 2011, a Belgian court cited the FCTC along with several principles of national law when eliminating an exception in a
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:37
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[Europe, Russia] ROSS: WHO Tobacco Treaty Will Make It Harder For Smokers To Quit

are doing their best to impede, rather than promote, a potentially miraculous new technology devoted to that very goal: electronic cigarettes... The big nonprofits eagerly accept vast sums from the pharmaceutical companies whose nicotine-replacement produ
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:11
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[Ukraine, USA] Canada boycotts world tobacco meeting because it’s in Russia

Eve Adams, the parliamentary secretary to Health Minister Rona Ambrose, called the event a farcical international conference... said the withdrawal from the meeting was meant to send a signal that Canada stands with the people of Ukraine against Russian
Canadian Press
added Oct 11, 2014 11:48
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[Russia] How to accelerate FCTC implementation

The report, Strategies for Accelerated Implementation of the Tobacco Control Treaty: Lessons from Key Global Health Initiatives, recommends seven strategies to be considered at the upcoming 6th session of the FCTC Conference of the Parties (COP6) to help
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:19
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[Russia] FCA Policy briefing: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (PDF)

 Parties should take careful note of the WHO report to COP on ENDS.  Because of differences in regulatory systems and national circumstances, it will be difficult to reach consensus at COP6 on specific regulatory approaches to ENDS.  Some overarching c
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2014 16:06
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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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