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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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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power...It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes...and promote full implementation of all FCTC policies. Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco control efforts that are
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 11, 2018 02:08
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Attorney-General of Brazil to be the featured speaker at COP8

(WHO FCTC) which will take place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October. The first woman to hold the office of Attorney-General of the Union (AGU), Ms Fernandes Mendonça will share her experience in the successful February 2018 battle to uphold the constitutiona
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:24
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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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Mission accomplished! The Protocol is a reality!

Following the ratification of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland today, the conditions for the entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol) have been met. Accordingly, the Protocol will
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 5, 2018 15:25
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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 Jun 29, 2018 20:30
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