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UNGC Board Meeting Report

It was also agreed that when communicating about the decision to exclude tobacco companies from participation in the UN Global Compact, it should be made clear that the decision was taken in line with the World Health Organization Framework Convention
UN Global Compact
added Sep 20, 2017 23:44
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WHO Report Shows Global Progress in Fighting Tobacco Use, but Countries Must Do More to Save Lives

there is still much more work to do to stand up to the tobacco industry and stop tobacco from killing one billion people worldwide this century. The good news in the report is that there has been a big increase in the number of countries implementing the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:39
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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2017 Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies (PDF)

All Parties to the WHO FCTC have made specific commitments to implement strong tobacco control policies – including effective monitoring programmes – as an important means of fulfilling their obligation to protect the health of their people. Substa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:10
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Global anti-smoking measures quadruple since 2007: WHO report

Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, but more needs to be done to curb this deadly habit, the UN health agency said Wednesday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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THE U.S. IS NOT LIVING UP TO ITS OBLIGATION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF ITS CITIZENS

The tobacco problem is so big and costly that it is no surprise governments have taken “global” steps to reduce the harm tobacco causes...and the inclusion of a tobacco specific target in the Sustainable Development Goals that were universally adopted in
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:15
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[Africa, India] Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco

ERA/FoEN made the call following a Reuters’ investigation released recently, which revealed that Philip Morris International (PMI) had been running a secret global campaign to undermine the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 18, 2017 14:17
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ECOSOC Resolution calls for the UN agencies to prevent interference from the tobacco industry

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted a resolution (E/2017/L.21) by consensus which is a breakthrough in terms of promoting the implementation of the WHO FCTC and ensuring a consistent and effective separation between the activities
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 17, 2017 21:11
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BRINKLEY: What Doesn't Kill Philip Morris Seems To Make It Stronger

used an age-old corporate trick to try to eviscerate the FCTC: it said publicly that it supported it. That earned it a seat at the table... The mechanism that Philp Morris used to try to overturn the Australian and Uruguayan anti-smoking laws is called In
Forbes
added Jul 17, 2017 17:41
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation of law cornerstone of tackling tobacco use’

The “firm” implementation of the Public Health Law is the “cornerstone” of achieving the desired behavioural changes relating to tobacco consumption, which will “lead to a healthier society”, experts agreed on Thursday. More institutions are “showing com
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:24
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Philip Morris working to subvert global anti-smoking treaty: Report

Cigarette giant Philip Morris International is secretly working to subvert a global agreement to curb smoking worldwide, Reuters claimed in an investigative piece published Thursday.
Washington Times
added Jul 15, 2017 02:43
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