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[Asia, Pakistan] Ombudsman directs govt to make cigarettes ‘inaccessible to citizens’

Ministries of National Health Services (NHS) and finance have been asked to enforce the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to make cigarettes inaccessible to citizens by increasing prices and taking action again
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 24, 2017 14:29

[Asia, Pakistan] NHSR&C Ministry directed to implement WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) has directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) to strictly implement the obligatory articles 6 & 15 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:27

A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat’s statement on the launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

any collaboration with this Foundation, due to its current funding arrangement that comes from a tobacco multinational, would constitute a clear breach of Article 5.3 of the Convention concerning tobacco industry interference. Parties to the Convention ha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:39


Remembering the principle of the irreconcilable conflict to which we in public health adhere, and remembering the long history of tobacco industry lies, fraud and manipulation, it would be folly to take any action other than to condemn PMI’s foundational
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:45

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Youth Movement Supports Gov’t Plan to Raise Cigarettes Tax

(FCTC) Youth Movement supports govenrment plan to raise cigarettes tax in 2018. Spokesperson of the FCTC Youth Movement Margianta SJD said that in terms of state revenue, this plan could have a good impact as the prices of cigarettes increase.
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:06

If Philip Morris Is Serious About a “Smoke-Free World,” It Should Stop Marketing Cigarettes, Fighting Efforts to Reduce Smoking

Today, we know how to reduce tobacco use... Philip Morris’ claimed commitment to a “smoke-free world” cannot be taken seriously so long as it continues to aggressively market cigarettes and fight proven policies to reduce smoking and save lives around th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:10

[New York] Global Foundation Launches to Accelerate an End to Smoking Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader... The Foundation has secured initial funding of approximately US$80 million annually over the next 12 years, beginning in 2018, from Philip Morris International (PMI).
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:45
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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35

UN Global Compact Shows Leadership by Dropping Tobacco Industry Members

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) today announced that it would bar tobacco companies and any other organization that derives revenue...The announcement properly places the tobacco industry in shameful company.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:36
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