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Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Policy Dystopia Model and WHO categories of industry interference provide a helpful framework for understanding tobacco control debates in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) as in high-income countries. One difference in LMIC is the important role of
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:32
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:31
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

The EG’s report and supporting documents represent important sources of the positive impact of the Convention over its first decade. As development of the FCTC increasingly shifts to mechanisms for accelerating global implementation, the EG’s process mode
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:30
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Editorial: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

this continues to the present day in Japan. The influence of tobacco industry money on science and policy is insidious and has never been proven to be beneficial to public health. Ignoring the past will only condemn us to repeating our mistakes, at the co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:13
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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UN-backed treaty against illicit tobacco trade set to take effect in September

“With the entering into force of the Protocol, we have made yet another step in our global efforts in tobacco control,” said Vera da Costa e Silva, the Head of Secretariat of the WHO FCTC, which will also serve as the Secretariat for the Protocol. If th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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UN-backed treaty against illicit tobacco trade set to take effect in September

A United Nations-backed treaty aimed at stopping the illicit trading of tobacco products, is set to enter into force on 25 September, marking a diplomatic breakthrough in efforts to protect public health and strike back against the criminal organizations
UN News Service
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bataan city sued over antismoking laws

(Seatca) has assailed the Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI) for suing the Balanga City government...PTI has challenged Balanga’s University Town Ordinance of 2008 that regulates tobacco...also challenged the Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance of 2016 that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:07
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[Switzerland] COP8 is coming up, with important progress to report

Taking place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October, it will focus on topics such as the shaping of a medium-term strategic framework...will also be the starting point for a wider application of the WHO FCTC not only for tobacco control, but also as an internation
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:11
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BLACK/FEIJO: How tobacco control can boost sustainable development

The inclusion of a specific target on tobacco control in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has underlined the wider contributions that can be made to sustainable development at both a national and global level. Sustainable Development Goal Targ
Devex
added Jul 11, 2018 13:59
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