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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: MPs should support passage of Tobacco Control Bill

I am hopeful that all MPs will support the passage of the Tobacco Control Bill... My inability to have the Tobacco Control Bill passed remains one of the biggest regrets I have as the Minister of Health between May 2001 and December 2011. I also regret th
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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STIER: Stop Funding WHO Until It Cleans Up Its Act

taxpayer funding of scandal-plagued [WHO]...FCTC released an anonymously written e-cigarette report for delegates considering rules that would have effectively banned the safer alternative to smoking. The scientifically flawed report was criticized by lea
National Review
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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[Switzerland] Dates, location decided for FCTC COP8

The eighth session of Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control will be held 1-6 October 2018 at the Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG). If the illicit trade protocol has entered into force by then, MOP1 of the ITP will t
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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STEIR: Stop Funding WHO Until It Cleans Up Its Act

FCTC released an anonymously written e-cigarette report for delegates considering rules that would have effectively banned the safer alternative to smoking. The scientifically flawed report was criticized by leading tobacco-control experts for positioning
National Review
added Jun 14, 2017 21:09
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Jun 12, 2017 23:51
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[Switzerland] World Health Assembly Concludes with Focus on Means to Achieve Health-Related SDGs

The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
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