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[Switzerland] Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8)

Tobacco control will be on the spotlight for a week in Geneva, the governing body of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the Conference of the Parties will open its eighth session on 1 October 2018 and close on the following Saturday, 6 Octo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:24
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[Switzerland, UK] Report by Public Health Experts Laments "Missed Opportunity" as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

authors of a new report, "No Fire, No Smoke: Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction," are fiercely criticizing the WHO's record. The public health experts accuse the WHO of failing to comply with international treaty obligations to back reduced-harm alter
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2018 15:12
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The NNA Urges UK Delegation to Promote E-Cig Success at FCTC

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) is urging UK delegates who are attending the WHO FCTC’s COP8 summit in Geneva, to promote the country’s success in reducing smoking rates, thanks to endorsing e-cigarettes for harm reduction and smoking cessation.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:08
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Battle for lungs and minds as tobacco control treaty meeting opens

A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:41
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UN Touts Anti-Tobacco Progress, Decries Industry Meddling

supporters of the World Health Organization's convention also say that tobacco industry "interference" and new products are the top threat to the accord. Nearly 140 parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control opened a six-day meeting Monday. O
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 2, 2018 04:26
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COP8: An Opportunity to Accelerate WHO FCTC Implementation

Parties will be presented with an opportunity to adopt the first ever Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control – a roadmap for accelerated progress on tobacco control and towards achievement of SDG 3a.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:19
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[Switzerland, UK] Campaigners urge WHO to give vaping a chance

Seventy leading public health experts and anti-tobacco campaigners have urged the World Health Organization to adopt a more sympathetic attitude to ecigarettes and other alternatives to smoking, “which have the potential to bring the epidemic of smoking-c
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:11
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Foundation for a Smoke-Free World calls for proposals to implement Smoke-Free Index

announced at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum that it is calling for proposals to develop and implement the Smoke-Free Index. The index will critically evaluate industry progress toward achieving a smoke-free world and assess actions taken to undermi
News-Medical.net
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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Switzerland criticised for tobacco control treaty stance

“I think this is more of a shame than a problem that Switzerland is not party to the treaty, as this is all about protecting the public health of the population,” the head of the FCTC Secretariat, Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, told reporters at the United
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Sep 28, 2018 14:45
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is some evidence that progress is being made towards reducing indigenous commercial tobacco use, including the implementation of indigenous-focused initiatives. However, there are significant gaps and inconsistencies in reporting. Strengthening FCTC
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:13
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