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[Russia, USA, Kentucky] SHAW: US to skip Putin’s WHO tobacco conference

a proposal to add a new 75 percent excise tax on cigarettes would be part of that discussion. ... they could cut down severely on exports, and with a vast number of Americans already out of the labor force, that’s probably more news we don’t need. Of cou
Hot Air (blog)
added Oct 4, 2014 20:33
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[USA] In Putin snub, US will skip global tobacco summit hosted by Russia

will not send a delegation to Moscow this month to participate in global health talks that hold major implications for the tobacco and burgeoning e-cigarette industries. Hosting the World Health Organization summit is a point of pride for Russia, and it
The Hill
added Oct 3, 2014 13:06
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[Switzerland] Shutting Out Public from WHO Meetings 'Highly Questionable,' According to International Law Expert

JTI today published an Opinion from leading international law expert Sir Franklin Berman QC, about the WHO's lack of transparency in tobacco-related meetings. ...the public, including the media, was prevented from observing the fifth session of the Confer
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2014 15:06
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Strategies for Accelerated Implementation of the Tobacco Control Treaty: Lessons from Key Global Health Initiatives (PDF)

it is critical and feasible to garner political and resource support for FCTC implementation, globally and in countries. Efforts need to begin by identifying the barriers to implementation, developing a political and programmatic strategy, and communicati
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:27
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[Europe] Quantifying the influence of the tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

we observed that tobacco industry lobbying activity at the EU was associated with significant policy shifts in the EU Tobacco Products Directive legislation towards the tobacco industry's submissions. In the light of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2014 01:26
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Complete ban on all POS advertising needed in Ukraine

The Smoke Free Ukraine Project is calling on the country’s government to completely ban all cigarette pack displays from points of sales (POS). The move follows a recent monitoring project carried out by the Regional Advocacy Center (Life) and Smoke Free
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:29
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[Russia] News

Sponsors Only: Russia - Minimum Selling Price for Cigarettes Discussed / 26 SEP, 2014 Sponsors Only: Russia - Minister of Finance announces tobacco excise tax increase 18 SEP, 2014
International Tax and Investment Center
added Oct 6, 2014 10:35
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[USA] ASH releases FCTC implementation guide for US states and localities

Action on Smoking and Health released an excellent report on what localities and states in the US can do to implement the WHO FCTC, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:35
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[UK] Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010—30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health [FREE FULL TEXT]

The most important was 30% reduction in smoking, which in 2010 caused about a quarter of all cancer deaths in Europe and America (plus even more deaths from other diseases), and is already a major cause of death in China, India, and elsewhere in Asia. For
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:14
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] NATT: Beware of Tobacco Industry Antics To Thwart FCTC/COP6

has called on Nigerians especially journalists to anticipate visibility events by tobacco industry to thwart the sixth session of the Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC/COP6) to be held in Moscow in October 8-13, 20
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:19
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