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2018 World No Tobacco Day Webinar Series

Framework Convention Alliance and World Heart Federation will hold a series of webinars to discuss the connection between tobacco and cardiovascular health as part of this year’s celebration of World No Tobacco Day. Speakers will discuss the Framework Co
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 30, 2018 17:25
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Uruguay Reduces Tobacco Use with Strong Government Commitment

Uruguay’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that smoking rates have dropped by more than 13 percent among adults – from 25 percent in 2009 to 21.6 percent in 2017. Uruguay’s progress has been spurred by the government’s unwavering commit
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 16, 2018 20:37
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ROEDER: WHO wants to ban trans fats – that's just one reason they should be defunded

declared tobacco control as the organization’s biggest priority. Chan conveniently left out the massive shortcomings of WHO in dealing with Ebola. She also underlined WHO’s ignorance towards harm reduction innovations such as electronic cigarettes by clai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 21:47
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[Asia, Israel] NGO DEMANDS IMMEDIATE PROBE INTO LITZMAN’S BEHAVIOR OVER SMOKING

The Movement for Quality Government has called on Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit to open an immediate investigation of Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman’s behavior regarding smoking and tobacco as documented by the State Comptroller Report’s ch
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:16
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[Africa, Kenya] Stamps can curb illicit trade, tax evasion

The measures Kenya has taken, especially in tobacco control, are in line with Article 15 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as it relates to the elimination of illicit trade and the implementation of national laws to support enforc
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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[Canada] Liberal MLA Dr. David Swann demanding answers on NDP secret relationship with the Big Tobacco Lobby

Dr. Swann is demanding to know if the NDP Government is honouring its commitment... FCTC forbids meetings behind closed doors with tobacco lobbyists. Canada and its regional governments including Alberta are FCTC signatories.
Alberta Liberal Opposition (ca)
added May 9, 2018 14:54
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HURLEY/TARLTON: Opinion: How incentivizing small tobacco farmers can change livelihoods

Transitioning farmers away from tobacco and toward alternative crops, or indeed other livelihoods, is a way to unlock progress toward multiple Sustainable Development Goals. What can be done to help farmers transition? United Nations-led and U.N.-assist
Devex
added May 9, 2018 14:18
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[Asia-pacific] Time for action to stop the deadliest diseases in the Philippines

The Philippines is taking some good steps to prevent NCDs, like taxing tobacco use... Interagency Task Force on NCDs... will visit the Philippines on 7-11 May 2018. They will work with the UN team based in the Philippines, and government authorities for
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[India] Step taken to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

This protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco is a path breaking initiative in strengthening global action against tobacco and is also a new legal instrument in public health. The protocol is applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tob
KNN India (KNOWLEDGE & NEWS NETWORK) (in)
added May 6, 2018 18:12
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