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[Asia, Asia-pacific, East Timor, Indonesia] WHO calls for greater tobacco awareness

is calling on the 11 countries of their South-East Asia Region to enhance public awareness of the health impacts of all types of tobacco products. It says there should also be effective measures in place to reduce tobacco consumption and actively counter
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:10
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[Asia] Implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in China: An arduous and long-term task [FREE FULL TEXT]

Because tobacco permeates the fabric of society, business, commerce, and politics in China, commitments and actions from the government are crucial, and implementing the WHO FCTC in China will be an arduous and long-term task. C
Cancer
added Sep 3, 2015 11:02
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The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco control endgame discourse is relatively new; the term ‘endgame’ can include models first proposed before the term itself was widely adopted. We identified and synthesised the literature on tobacco control endgames from multiple nations. The
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2015 16:51
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[UK] TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released

Corporate lobbying campaigners published documents that revealed the EU’s executive body had met and corresponded with lobbyists from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris. But the documents, as released, revealed little else.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 20:57
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Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To assess the ‘Massachusetts Benchmark Study’ (MBS) that the tobacco companies presented to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health... final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consu
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2015 13:31
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Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study

the final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consumers. When implementing FCTC Articles 9 and 10, regulatory agencies should demand detailed by-brand information on tobacco product consti
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2015 10:09
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[Africa] You Can't Buy One Cigarette Stick - Only Packets – Uganda

The 2014 Tobacco Control Bill has become one of the highly controversial Bills submitted to Parliament of Uganda, on 28th July and passed which is awaiting the consent of the President.
Asian Tribune
added Aug 20, 2015 10:50
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[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09
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[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

there is very strong public support for making public places smoke-free in China. Strong laws are needed - and where they exist and are rigorously enforced, they work. These are the key findings from the results of the China City Adult Tobacco Survey, rel
PR Newswire
added Aug 19, 2015 11:00
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[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

China’s adult tobacco survey captures a comprehensive view of tobacco use in 14 cities... “Secondhand smoke is toxic, and deadly. Yet this report shows that far too many people across cities in China – more than 4 in every 10 people in workplaces, for in
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 19, 2015 13:38
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