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PMI Supports FCTC Protocol to Tackle Illicit Trade

“We strongly support the objectives and principles of the Protocol, as well as the Meeting of the Parties which is an important step in tackling the multi-faceted and highly complex problem of illicit tobacco trade.”
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2018 22:57
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[Switzerland] 72% Say Policy-Making Should Be Open to Dialogue With Business: New European Research Commissioned by JTI Shows that Policies Based on Evidence and Dialogue Are Needed to Restore Public Trust in Policy-Making

Proceedings at the FCTC COP's echo chamber differ hugely from other UN decision-making bodies... Today's new research shows that the public want politicians and officials to consider all the facts and viewpoints - including from businesses. Ousting one gr
PR Newswire
added Oct 8, 2018 22:57
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[Switzerland] Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at W.H.O. Tobacco Talks

the “Nicotine Is Not Your Enemy Soirée,”... To Dr. Mayer and the party sponsor — the Consumer Choice Center, which is partly funded by the tobacco industry — the message was urgent. Down the road, delegates from 137 countries were debating whether to crac
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2018 19:59
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[India, UK, USA] AGGARWAL: How safe are E-Cigarettes?

the Heart Care Found­ation of India (HCFI) feels that based on available evidence, using e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes though the health effects of its long-term use are not known. It has always supported any smoker who is consider
India Legal (in)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8 concludes with new strategy to accelerate tobacco control efforts and stronger transparency measures to counter tobacco industry interference

yesterday closed its eighth session (COP8) after adopting a Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) outlining a new action plan to scale up the global tobacco control agenda over the next few years. The MTSF, also known as the Global Strategy to Accelerat
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:35
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Parties Strengthen WHO FCTC at COP8 by Adopting Global Strategy

by endorsing the first ever Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control and adopting it as proposed. This adoption is historic because it identifies priorities through 2025, with the clear and ambitious objective of sharply reducing tobacco use prevalen
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[Switzerland] Towards ‘a balanced delegation’ or enhancing global health governance? Analysis of Parties’ participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:37
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LEMPERT/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco product regulation under US law and the FCTC [FREE FULL TEXT]

All components of HTPs should be regulated at least as stringently as existing tobacco products, including restrictions on labelling, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, sales to minors, price and taxation policies and smokefree measures. There is not
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:36
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BULLETIN: FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER 2018: THE CLOCK IS TICKING – IT’S TIME TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT THE COP BUDGET AND WORKPLAN (PDF)

Today, the last full day of COP8 negotiations here in Geneva, is our last day to make decisions that will enable progress on FCTC implementation before we meet again in two years time. And with a number of critical decisions still left to be made, boy,
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 5, 2018 13:52
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BULLETIN THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER 2018 (PDF)

Despite the obvious and shocking delaying tactics of a few delegates, the Committee took a gigantic step forward for FCTC implementation by endorsing the first ever Global Strategy for Tobacco Control.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 15:55
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