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THUG DICTATOR DRAGS U.N. DOWN TO NEW LOW / Exclusive: Lt. Col. James Zumwalt decries WHO working with Turkmenistan strongman

Berdymukhamedov had imposed a ban on all smoking in his country. Due to addiction, the ban has come in handy to arrest journalists who have criticized the leadership and were caught with tobacco products.
WorldNetDaily.com
added Dec 13, 2017 13:35
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:05
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[Asia-pacific] IN INDONESIA, BIG TOBACCO CLINGS TO A SMOKESCREEN

Companies in the US may have been forced to come clean about the dangers of cigarettes, but in Southeast Asia lobby groups are paid to stifle attempts to enlighten the public
South China Morning Post
added Dec 10, 2017 19:47
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Department of Error

Yach D. Foundation for a smoke-free world...should have read “Nonetheless, the capacity of developing countries remains threatened by the growing health and financial burden associated with behavioural risk factors contributing to non-communicable diseas
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:42
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[Australia] LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

As I explained in this comment, in his piece published on 14 October, Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion...My paper provided no support for Yach’s assertion.... I wrote to the Lancet requiring a correction, and purs
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:40
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[Asia, India] Activists welcome empowered panel for tobacco control

Plaudits have come in for the State government’s decision to set up an empowered committee to implement the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and to deal with any kind of interference from the tobacco industry in the implementation of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:50
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[Latin America] PAHO celebrates 115 years of working to enhance health throughout the Americas

Other regional public health achievements to which PAHO has contributed include: The ratification by 30 of 35 countries in the Americas of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:41
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control

“But by being ordered by the courts to issue these corrective statements in American newspapers and on TV stations, the industry itself has been forced to come clean and acknowledge once and for all that its tobacco products kill.”
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:12
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