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[UK] MAYNARD/EVANS-REEVES: Flower shows and festivals: tobacco industry hospitality and MP voting

the issue of tobacco industry funding remains a contentious one; if the thousands spent on MPs at the tobacco industry’s expense did have an impact on voting behaviour, then this is yet another way that the tobacco industry is managing to undermine Articl
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:27

[Australia, UK] Plain packaging does not violate Big Tobacco’s intellectual property rights

that this measure is lawful and effective is further reinforced by a multilateral treaty adopted under the auspices of the World Health Organisation and introduced in 2005, under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). This treaty aims to prot
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 16, 2015 10:42

[Africa, South Africa] Call for phasing out of tobacco products by 2040

VITALITY Institute head Derek Yach has joined global public health experts in calling for the sale of tobacco products to be phased out by 2040, in an article published on Friday in the UK medical journal The Lancet. The US-based institute was establish
Business Day (za)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:55

Exposing and addressing tobacco industry conduct in low-income and middle-income countries

The inexorable rise in global deaths from tobacco is increasingly driven by trends in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs)1 where, by 2030, it is estimated that 6·8 million of the 8·3 million tobacco-related deaths will occur.2 The changing glo
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:39

The road to effective tobacco control in China

this Series paper reviews the present status of tobacco control responses in China, identifies opportunities for effective tobacco control policies, explains why insufficient progress has been made in the implementation of the FCTC, and considers opportun
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:37

A tobacco-free world: a call to action to phase out the sale of tobacco products by 2040

The time has come for the world to acknowledge the unacceptability of the damage being done by the tobacco industry and work towards a world essentially free from the sale (legal and illegal) of tobacco products. A tobacco-free world by 2040, where less
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:34
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BRITTON: Progress with the global tobacco epidemic

governments are too preoccupied with other demands...although the FCTC provides a framework and guidance for smoking prevention, without implementation it cannot succeed.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:19

JHA: Deaths and taxes: stronger global tobacco control by 2025

10 years ago the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) entered into force, and more than 170 countries have now signed this treaty.1 This anniversary marks an appropriate time to review progress on global tobacco control.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:13
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Tobacco-free world

This three-paper Series marks the ten-year anniversary of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and its publication coincides with the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The damage caused by tobacco is unacceptable and global support
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:10

Experts call for a tobacco-free world by 2040

Leading public health researchers today call for the sale of tobacco to be phased out by 2040, showing that with sufficient political support and stronger evidence-based action against the tobacco industry, a tobacco-free world - where less than 5% of ad
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 13, 2015 11:02
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