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[Russia] BULLETIN Day 6

if governments follow through on the goodwill shown on the tobacco tax issue this week, tobacco taxes and prices should rise sharply in the coming years, with more efficient tax structures, better tax administration and higher revenues. most importantly,
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 20, 2014 15:21
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TAXATION AND PRICE (PDF)

The most effective policy for reducing tobacco consumption is to increase the price of tobacco products through tax increases. Higher tobacco prices: Encourage cessation among existing tobacco users; Prevent initiation among potential users; and Reduce t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Oct 21, 2014 10:12
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[Russia] WHO Conference Recommends Nations Increase Tobacco Taxes To Save Lives

The recommendation to raise tobacco taxes was particularly heartening given the efforts of the International Tax and Investment Center – an organization supported by all four major international tobacco companies – to convene a meeting of delegates befor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

The bill at the National Assembly is coming at the most appropriate time and the lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:16
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[Russia] Tobacco Companies Could Use E-Cigarettes to Reenter Public Health Policy: Advocacy Group

"E-cigarettes could become an avenue for tobacco industry to reinsert itself into public health policy making," Stewart said. "[WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control] definitely recommends regulating them [e-cigarettes] in a similar manner to toba
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:31
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[Russia] World Health Organisation calls for urgent probe into e-cigarettes

a global investigation into the control and prevention of e-cigarettes. A WHO survey, revealed at its Convention on Tobacco Control in Moscow this week, found that e-cigarettes are classed as non-tobacco products in many countries and that the ingredients
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:37
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WHO Praises Russia's Efforts to Reduce Smoking in Country

The head of the secretariat of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) on Friday positively assessed Russia's effort to eradicate the country's smoking habit.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:36
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[Russia] BULLETIN Day 5

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE IN THE COP
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 17, 2014 12:57
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[Africa, Nigeria] CSOs urge Senate to align tobacco control bill with WHO-FCTC guidelines

AS the Senate presents the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) for public hearing this week, a coalition of civil society groups has urged the lawmakers to ensure that the bill aligns with provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:00
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[Russia] Health Authorities Push Through Taxation Guidelines Behind Closed Doors at Moscow WHO Summit

"An Alarming Attempt to Erode Countries' Sovereignty on Taxation Policies" Yesterday at the WHO FCTC's Conference of the Parties (COP6) in Moscow, guidelines on price and tax measures (Article 6) were hurriedly adopted behind closed doors, further demon
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2014 10:26
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