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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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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control Groups Ask Senate to Pass Bill

have urged the Nigerian senators to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, is passed under the current administration to give Nigerians a reassurance that they are committed to protecting public health as their representatives.
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:37
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[Russia] WHO cautions: "Do not let fox guard chickens"

Dr Chan asserted that “tobacco control unquestionably is the biggest, surest and best opportunity to save some millions of lives.” She was addressing the opening plenary of the Sixth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Conventio
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:33
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JACKSON: Ebola may be in the headlines, but tobacco is another killer in Africa

story of injustice and inequality. While transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) take home humungous profits, such as the £5.5bn UK-based British American Tobacco (BAT) pocketed in 2013, each year they leave more than half a trillion dollars (pdf) of econo
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 10:52
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[Africa, Russia] ATHERTON: World Health Org's $20m, Secret, Taxpayer-Funded Meeting in Moscow Could Result in $33-A-Pack Cigarettes

fully occupied in Moscow talking tobacco in preference to what many would say is the far more pressing need of the Ebola outbreak. What has really created dissent is the secret nature of the Moscow event. No media is allowed, and the votes taking place –
breitbart.com
added Oct 16, 2014 11:42
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[Africa, Russia] EDITORIAL: The Ebola Twilight of Public Institutions / The WHO and CDC are failing in their core health mission

WHO has long been a growing irrelevance, as director-general Margaret Chan spent the week not in Monrovia but Moscow, pontificating at a WHO conference aimed at raising global tobacco taxes. More disquieting are the failures of the Centers for Disease Co
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 16, 2014 11:40
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[Russia, UK] ITIC advances fact-based tax and economic reform ($$)

Your report "Tobacco lobby aims to derail WHO on tax increases" (October 7) painted the International Tax and Investment Center...organisations, are alleging that ITIC's research and education programmes are part of a "hidden agenda" to "derail" the WHO's
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 21:13
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[Africa, India, Russia] BULLETIN Day 4 (PDF)

the Article 17 & 18 working group report poses a serious threat to the integrity of Article 5.3 and will give tobacco manufacturers and their agents a guaranteed back door to tobacco control policy discussions, if guiding principle 2 is adopted in its pr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:43
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