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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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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:11
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Stopping the tobacco epidemic in low-and-middle income countries

At the upcoming Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC, countries from around the world will consider a carefully drafted, cost-effective Global Strategy for Tobacco Control, to help them step up their national efforts to stop th
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 17, 2018 17:04
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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control

the latest round of heated tobacco products fits into and supports the tobacco companies’ political efforts to avoid meaningful regulation and protect their ability to sell all their products – including conventional cigarettes. We see these products as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:45
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2018 03:41
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WHO: 9.6 million cancer deaths, 18 million new cases this year

"However, given that the tobacco epidemic is at different stages in different regions and in men and women, the results highlight the need to continue to put in place targeted and effective tobacco control policies in every country of the world."
UPI
added Sep 14, 2018 17:06
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[Africa] AFRO region mulls tobacco industry interference and transparency of COP8 delegations

Speaking at the event in Lomé, Togo, FCA Executive Director Francis Thompson explained that Africa is important in tobacco control for many reasons: “It is nearly the only region in the world where we can still hope to prevent the tobacco use epidemic in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 14, 2018 02:57
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Cancer burden rises to 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018 (PDF)

“Best practice measures embedded in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control have effectively reduced active smoking and prevented involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke in many countries,” says Dr Freddie Bray, Head of the Section of Cancer Surv
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
added Sep 13, 2018 14:13
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