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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Industry Interference Index / 2015 ASEAN Report on Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 (PDF)

Main Findings Interference from the tobacco industry remains a big problem in countries in the ASEAN region. There is marginal improvement in the implementation of Article 5.3 in the region. There is no change in the overall ranking of the countries: Brun
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:05
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Implementation of Effective Cigarette Health Warning Labels Among Low & Middle Income Countries: state capacity, path dependency, and tobacco industry activity

Drs. Hiilamo and Glantz concluded that adopting voluntary HWL policies reduced the likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs and that legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco. Click here to read the f
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 30, 2015 15:04
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament Passes The Tobacco Control Bill Into An Act

The Bill has attracted mixed reactions from varied sections of the public with health activists supporting the passing of the Bill while some sections of the private sector especially tobacco dealers calling for deletion of some sections of the law.
UGO (Uganda Goes Online) (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:48
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[Asia, India] ‘Govt hand in glove with tobacco industry’

"But despite the evident conflict of interest, representatives of this industry have always been there in the government decision-making bodies," said Dr Prakash Gupta...in the city for a seminar being organized by the RST Regional Cancer Hospital on Sund
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2015 06:04
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER from Ways and Means House Democrats to Michael Froman United States Trade Representative (PDF)

The USTR position should be consistent with the letter and spirit of the Doggett Amendment, which prohibits the United States government from promoting tobacco exports...We seek a commitment from you that the United States will lead this fight.
US House Committee on Ways and Means
added Jul 25, 2015 18:35
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[Asia, India] State forms panel to enforce tobacco Act

Chandigarh...government has become the first state to have constituted an empowered committee to deal with the tobacco industry’s interference in public health policies...would mainly focus on the implementation of Section 5.3 of the WHO Framework Conven
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:42
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[Asia, Taiwan] Japanese tobacco firm's plan to set up plant in Tainan creates controversy

will invest a total of over US$300 million to set up a plant in the Tainan Technological Industrial Park, which is expected to be operational in February 2016. It is considered a major investment project, but the John Tung Foundation called a news confer
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:41
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[Asia, India] Punjab forms Committee for implementation of Tobacco Control Act

Punjab government has constituted an Empowered Committee to carry forward its crusade against tobacco and ensure implementation of Tobacco Control Act across the state. The high powered committee would mainly focus on implementation of Section 5.3 of WHO
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:44
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[Lithuania] Roadmap of actions to strengthen implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the European Region 2015–2025: making tobacco a thing of the past (PDF)

Vilnius, Lithuania, 14–17 September 2015
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:47
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New Report Details How U.S. Chamber of Commerce Helps Tobacco Industry Fight Life-Saving Policies in Over a Dozen Countries

shows that the U.S. Chamber’s pro-tobacco activities span the globe and often target low- and middle-income countries vulnerable to bullying by the economic might of the leading U.S. business lobby. These countries include Burkina Faso, El Salvador, Jamai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 16, 2015 13:14
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