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[UK] World Health Organisation calls for regulation of ecigarettes

says in a report released on Tuesday that restrictions should be placed on the marketing of the devices, their sale to minors and indoor use. It adds that claims about the health benefits of their use should be prohibited until “manufacturers provide con
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:50
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Backgrounder on WHO report on regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products

The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being hel
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:43
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[Asia, Korea - South] [Susan P. Mercado] If we stand together, no tobacco industry can survive

With very deep pockets, the tobacco companies have been highly resourceful in undermining tobacco control efforts....The WHO congratulates the NHIS for its courage in taking the fight to the industry, our common public health enemy.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2014 08:59
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06
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[Philippines] 'Stop accepting fund donations from tobacco companies'

Health advocates are urging the medical, scientific and academic communities, the government and legislators to stop getting funding from tobacco companies to ensure their credibility and integrity in dealing with issues related to health. The health adv
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:20
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[Europe] Tobacco lobbying warped EU law, British scientists 'prove'

The survey, published by the British Medical Journal last week, is the first to use “quantitative text analysis” - a method which counts the evolution of vocabulary in EU legal texts - to “prove” the impact of industry efforts. Noting that “the tobacco
EUobserver.com
added Aug 20, 2014 09:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] E-cigarettes set to be banned in India soon

Keeping in view its adverse affects on the health, last year, India along with other countries of southeast Asian region vowed to impose a ban during a regional workshop for Southeast Asia on implementation of the WHO framework convention on tobacco cont
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:44
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[South America/Caribbean] Jamaica committed to meeting tobacco control obligations

Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson said Jamaica remains committed to satisfying its obligations under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Dr Ferguson who made the commitment during a courtesy visit by a team from the Secretariat of th
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:09
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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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[Europe] Quantifying the influence of tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

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 Control, additional governa
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 03:16
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