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[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Rights group calls for exposing tobacco industry tactics

Terming the Conference of Parties, which is holding its 6th session (COP6), “a unique opportunity,” the executive coordinator of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection (TN) Nadeem Iqbal emphasised the need to make joint efforts against the tobacco industry.
The News (pk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:33
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups urge Senate to pass Tobacco Control Bill

A coalition of civil society groups have urged the Senate to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, which will be open for public hearing on Wednesday is in conformity with the provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:13
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[Russia] MITCHELL: World Health Organization Ignores Ebola - Focuses on Taxing Tobacco Instead - Daniel J. Mitchell

But presumably there is a legitimate government role in preventing something like infectious diseases. So why isn’t WHO focused solely on things such as Ebola and SARS rather than engaging in ideological campaigns to expand the size and scope of governme
Town Hall
added Oct 14, 2014 01:28
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[Russia] Overview of FCTC Article 6 Guidelines at COP6

Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka, technical adviser to the drafting group, provides an overview of the guidelines of Article 6 on price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:20
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[Russia] BULLETIN Day 1 (PDF)

the most momentous item in committee A is the debate on (and, we hope, adoption of) guidelines on Article 6 (price and tax measures). ... The tobacco industry, a major sponsor of the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC), is clearly worried by A
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:03
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[Russia] A U.N. body just held a secret vote to raise the price of U.S. tobacco around the world

A World Health Organization panel on Tuesday removed members of the press and public from a meeting in Russia, then quickly adopted a recommendation calling for a huge tax hike on tobacco products around the world, one that would likely harm U.S. tobacco
The Blaze
added Oct 14, 2014 20:29
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[Russia] JOHNSON: UN’s health agency boots public, press to work on a global tobacco tax in secret

took a hostile and alarming turn on Monday when the public was kicked out of the meeting... It’s no wonder the convention’s delegates voted to ban the public. They obviously don’t want the world to see all the bad decisions they’re making.
Washington Times
added Oct 14, 2014 20:23
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[Russia] UN Tobacco Summit Kicks Out Public

The United Nations is meeting under Vladimir Putin’s watchful eye — but outside the public’s — to build support for higher tobacco taxes and cigarette advertising bans. The sixth conference of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Toba
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 14, 2014 20:21
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[Russia] JOHNSON: The UN’s health agency works on a global tobacco tax in secret

took a hostile and alarming turn on Monday when the public was kicked out of the meeting. The tyrannical attack on the principles of transparency and accountability took place when delegates from more than 175 countries who are part of the Framework Conv
Washington Times
added Oct 13, 2014 16:56
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Russia makes progress in fight against smoking — WHO chief

At a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chan thanked him for his leadership skills and devotion to the cause. She recalled that at one of the previous meetings, Putin told her he wants to improve the health of Russians and make them drink les
TASS (ru)
added Oct 13, 2014 16:54
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