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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty

campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court...According to the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, the government is systematically breaching the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),3 to
British Medical Journal
added May 21, 2015 10:11

[Africa, UK] Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014. (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:40

[Pakistan, UK] EDITORIAL: Tobacco industry lobbying undermines public health in Asia

the examples of lobbying we have described highlight the importance of strengthening adherence to the framework convention.17 They also serve as a reminder of the global nature of the tobacco industry, which must not be allowed to represent itself as bein
British Medical Journal
added May 14, 2015 10:36

[Uruguay, USA] Big Tobacco: Why Smoking Is Not Going Away

United States continues to sit on the sideline...has abandoned developing nations to fight an industry...failure to act on tobacco is something American politicians can be held accountable for—after all, it is American regulation that shifted the market t
Harvard Political Review
added May 8, 2015 10:40

[Europe] Press release - Daily News 04 / 05 / 2015: Commission proposes EU joins international agreement fighting tobacco smuggling

The proposal is that the Council concludes the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products under the World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC Protocol) on behalf of the European Union. Today's decision should b
Europa - European Commission
added May 7, 2015 12:25

[Asia, India] World Bank exits event funded by tobacco companies

The World Bank pulled out of the 12th Annual Asia Pacific Tax Forum, which is to be held in New Delhi from May 5-7, as the event was to be co-organized by a consortium funded by several transnational tobacco companies.
Times of India
added May 5, 2015 09:01

[Asia, India] WHO Urges PM Modi to Implement Increased Warnings on Tobacco Products

urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement the the proposed increased pictorial warnings on tobacco products keeping in line with its commitments with WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 5, 2015 09:06

Four country case studies now available in Russian language

Tobacco control in practice is a series of country case studies illustrating the implementation of various articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). These documents are now also available in Russian and focus on a specific a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 1, 2015 12:15

[Asia, Asia-pacific] SEATCA Tobacco Industry Interference Index: a tool for measuring implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This Tobacco Industry Interference Index, based on the WHO FCTC Article 5.3 Guidelines, is a useful advocacy tool for identifying both progress and gaps in national efforts at implementing WHO FCTC Article 5.3.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 24, 2015 11:59

News analysis / Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

February 2015 marked 10 years since the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) entered into force. While enormous progress has been made in curtailing the epidemic, the epicentre continues to be in countries that can lea
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2015 23:00
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