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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35
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UN Global Compact Shows Leadership by Dropping Tobacco Industry Members

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) today announced that it would bar tobacco companies and any other organization that derives revenue...The announcement properly places the tobacco industry in shameful company.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:36
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Tokyo’s move to snuff out public smoking should go nationwide

But the ruling party is making no specific legislative move to codify the principle in the law during the extraordinary Diet session, which is likely to begin in late September. This is clearly the time to launch a nationwide drive to swiftly eliminate
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:26
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[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists, citing World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance on tobacco control. A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (I
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:07
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[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists... A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (Itmac) noted it had been rebuffed by Byrne after seeking a meeting in
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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[Europe] Andorra making a step forward to WHO FCTC and Protocol ratification

Tobacco products advertisement, promotion and sponsorship are not subject to regulation as was taxation for many years. After negotiations with neighbouring countries and to avoid French and Spanish citizens to profit from tax-free products from across t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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Protecting children from tobacco in the WHO European Region Tobacco-free generations (PDF)

Various Member States are already demonstrating that the goal of a tobacco-free European Region is not only crucial, but also attainable. Fully implementing all measures under the WHO FCTC will help to achieve this purpose. In addition, more innovative a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 5, 2017 15:28
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] LETTER: Cigarette Ad Billboard Offensive

A billboard advertising Pacific Breeze cigarettes is prominently positioned on Hope Road... Is the public being asked to believe that the advertising agency that produced and installed the billboard, the company that commissioned and paid for it, the poli
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] CDA panned for tobacco firm MoU

A group of activists have panned the CDA for signing an agreement with a tobacco company for tree plantation. The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) National Coordinator Khurram Hashmi on Tuesday urged the Islamabad Mayor and CDA Chairman
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 30, 2017 20:55
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Plain packs proliferating

Plain packaging has been adopted in 8 countries and is under consideration in at least 15 other jurisdictions, a major increase from less than one year ago. On 1 July, Norway joined Australia, France and the UK as countries that have implemented plain p
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 1, 2017 14:22
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