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APPIAH: Ghana: Where it is ok to smoke freely in public, make others sick

This is a trend conspicuous in many bars in the city, not only in Accra but many parts of the country... But Mr Logo points to a lack of funding for tobacco control in Ghana as the reason for the inability to effectively implement the law. “In a year, f
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of [FCTC]. Regulation of the tobacco industry’s global online activities is required.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:28
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[Switzerland] Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8)

Documentation / Registration / Logistics / Press / media accreditation / COP8 news
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:05
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[Asia] Plain Packaging on cigarette packets in Sri Lanka?

The Cabinet of Sri Lanka has approved a proposal submitted by the Minister of Health, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products, says Minister of Health. According to the WHO-Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), t
Asian Tribune
added Apr 17, 2018 20:18
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[Switzerland] Protecting present and future generations

The Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO FCTC will be convened in Geneva (Switzerland), at the seat of the Convention Secretariat, from 1 to 6 October 2018. If 40 Parties to the treaty become Parties to the Protocol to Elimina
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Smoky affairs

why should the FBR not be held directly accountable for its failure to curb smuggling, check illicit trade and achieve revenue targets instead of giving them the power to take steps against the spirit of the international convention the government has sig
The News (pk)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:06
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Who is the target? Package health warnings and the role of market segmentation [FREE FULL TEXT]

While the extant literature concerning health warnings on tobacco packaging is considerable, future research could further account for the role of market segmentation to evaluate which themes and message content appear most effective. One direction for fu
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:47
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[Pakistan] Health Ministry suggests a further tax slap on tobacco companies

The ministry has inferred that not only the tobacco companies have benefited out of the reduction in cigarette prices, but pharmaceutical firms have also got heavy revenues by treating the consumers harmed by cigarette smoking, which is a consequential b
Global Village Space (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:16
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FCTC Implementation in Nigeria: Lessons for Low and Middle-Income Countries

The NTCA can be strengthened through implementation guidelines still being developed. The industry should be prevented from interfering with through MAN and SON, as required by FCTC Article 5.3.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2018 19:16
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WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: “The enjoyment of t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 5, 2018 15:48
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