Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with FCTC Framework Convention (WHO) 4,178 headlines found

7 Views

Exclusive: Documents reveal Philip Morris' campaign to subvert the world's anti-smoking treaty

In one of the largest-ever tobacco industry leaks, internal Philip Morris International documents seen by Reuters, combined with reporting in 14 countries, expose a clandestine lobbying operation that stretches from the Americas to Africa to Asia.
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2017 19:17
8 Views

Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

The world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company is deploying its vast resources against international efforts to reduce smoking. Internal documents uncovered by Reuters reveal details of the secret operation.
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2017 19:34
6 Views

[Botswana] Anti tobacco war firms up

Several researchers have proven that tobacco use and second hand smoke kill more people annually than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. This was said by Minister of Health and Wellness, Ms Dorcas Makgato at a national tobacco conference in Ga
Botswana Daily News (bw)
added Jul 13, 2017 18:05
11 Views

[India] COP7 ISSUE BRIEF: International Trade and Investment

[PMI]'s positions and strategy for trade aspects of tobacco control ahead of the 2016 global tobacco control treaty conference...Anti-tobacco advocates and the WHO have long sought to assert the primacy of health policies over international trade and inve
DocumentCloud.org
added Jul 13, 2017 19:25
6 Views

A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment

we flag the importance of taking a child-rights approach in the context of tobacco control, which is thus far unprecedented. This text was written in response to the Seventh Conference of States Parties of WHOs Framework Convention on Tobacco Control hel
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:48
10 Views

[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
3 Views

[Caribbean] CARICOM Leaders Make New Commitment to Tackle NCDs

the leaders discussed a raft of measures to declare the Caribbean a tobacco-free zone by 2022 in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which most CARICOM countries have signed and ratified but have been slow to implement.
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:57
8 Views

da COSTA e SILVA: Time to ban the wolves in sheep’s clothing

One key element of our work concerns the treaty’s Article 5.3... It is hard to see how this kind of behaviour accords with laudable documents such as the UNGC’s 10 Principles. Given its role in spreading death and disease among millions of people and exac
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:55
3 Views

[Saint Lucia] PRESS RELEASE: CARICOM leaders- breakthrough in the fight against NCDs in the Caribbean

the leaders discussed a raft of measures to declare the Caribbean a tobacco-free zone by 2022 in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which 13/14 full members of CARICOM have signed and ratified but which they have been slow to imp
StLuciaNewsOnline.com (lc)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:25
8 Views

[Asia, India] SRINIVAS: GST, bidis and tobacco laws

the government has decided to levy additional cess over tobacco products... Even NGOs should educate bidi workers about their right to earn livelihood under the government schemes so that their health and societal health is protected. Only then can we en
The Hans India (in)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines