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CHAN: The FCTC is 10: should we celebrate?

Mixed results, to be certain. Should we celebrate? Absolutely! No one expected the FCTC to be an instant cure. At the outset, the curve of the epidemic was simply too steep to believe that, in 10 years’ time, it could be reversed. We’ve made great strid
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:23
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The FCTC turns 10 on 27 Feb 2015

Besides celebrating this anniversary with the 180 Parties to the treaty, it’s also a time to recommit to fighting the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco and tobacco use. FCA will be at the World Health Organiz
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21
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[Indonesia] Jokowi urged to sign tobacco treaty to protect children

A petition has been launched calling on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to ratify the UN’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which was passed to prevent the tobacco industry from targeting children.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:55
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GLOBAL PUBLIC POLICY: DOES THE NEW VENUE FOR TRANSNATIONAL TOBACCO CONTROL CHALLENGE THE OLD WAY OF DOING THINGS?

the implementation of the FCTC has been slow and uneven, reflecting the continued importance of domestic policy environments, most of which are not conducive to major policy change.
Public Administration
added Jan 16, 2015 12:37
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[Botswana] ATN condemns Tobacco Industry's campaign

ATN criticised the irresponsible conduct of, and fatal deception by British American Tobacco Botswana (BATB) ... in a campaign created to undermine and compete with more effective youth smoking prevention campaigns sponsored by the Government and non-gove
Mmegi (bw)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:35
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Never-Smoking Youth in 168 Countries

smoking parents and/or peers are the key factors. Study findings highlight the need to develop and implement comprehensive smoke-free policies consistent with the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 13, 2015 14:33
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TOBACCO CARVE OUT: A BAD SOLUTION TO A NONEXISTENT PROBLEM

A proposal to exclude any legal product or sector – including tobacco – from international trade and investment agreements is a flawed policy that would undermine the rule of law and deny a legal industry access to justice.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 15, 2015 10:49
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[Asia] WHO praises tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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[Asia] Important tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

approved the Law on increasing taxes, including taxes on tobacco products. Tobacco taxes for different types of tobacco will increase as of 2015......adopted a new Governmental regulation mandating pictorial health warnings on tobacco products.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:07
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