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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers want say in decision-making processes

International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) says the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) should not exclude tobacco growers in key decisions-making processes as the body fights the proposed ban on the grow
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 4, 2014 13:36
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[Zimbabwe] Africa Economy: Tobacco growers appeal for inclusion in WHO meetings

President of the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) Francois van der Merwe said at the end of a two-day regional annual meeting in the Zimbabwean capital Harare that tobacco growers were concerned about their continued exclusion from meetin
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 2, 2014 20:15
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INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO GROWERS’ ASSOCIATION (ITGA) - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (PDF)

• Despite its name, ITGA really represents the interests of transnational tobacco companies rather than those of tobacco farmers. • ITGA’s main supporters are international cigarette and tobacco leaf companies, including Alliance One International, B
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:18
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[Europe] JOOSENS/GILMORE/BERTELETTI: The anti-contraband agreement with PMI should not be extended

there are significant failures of their ‘reasonable expectations’ as to their public health benefits under the agreements and recommend strongly the EU not to extend its agreement with PMI and the three other tobacco companies.
Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Jul 7, 2014 15:54
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[Russia] COP6 Meeting resources page

The sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP6) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) takes place 13-18 October in Moscow, Russian Federation. The provisional agenda, information about registration, travel support and other
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 20:35
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[Indonesia] Tobacco control will not harm economy: Activists

Tobacco-control activists have presented more evidence to dispel myths on the negative impact the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) will have on the industry. The activists hope that with the new revelation the government wi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 21, 2014 15:55
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Indonesia refuses to sign tobaco control convention

The decision is not temporary but it is effective as long as there is still agency wanting to protect the industry ... support for the policy to maintain tobacco industry has diminished leaving only the industry ministry and the trade ministry are for ma
Antara News (id)
added Jun 21, 2014 15:54
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[Australia] MOODIE: Profits, death and disease: big tobacco’s business model

if the Government was wrong about plain packaging then so too was the industry which fought it. If smoking has increased the industry should be happy, hiding the data on the failure of plain packaging. So the essence of my question on plain packaging is
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:40
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[Europe] Big Tobacco squares up as EU rules aim to track every cigarette

EU is asking tobacco firms to do more to track and trace their goods, in order to tackle a huge black market and ultimately prevent some of the 700,000 deaths each year in the EU from smoking-related diseases. The legislation, which takes effect over the
Reuters
added Jun 18, 2014 19:37
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[Ireland] Irish Cabinet decides to implement plain packaging for tobacco products

Plain packaging is a very effective tool to reduce the attractiveness of tobacco and is recommended in the "Guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" (WHO FCTC), and can be particularly effective in keeping young people from starting
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:01
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