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Brazil’s Supreme Court upholds landmark ban on flavours and additives in tobacco products

In a landmark victory for tobacco control and public health, Brazil’s Supreme Court of Justice has rejected a constitutional challenge from the tobacco industry against a resolution from the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) that banned all fl
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:37
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[Samoa] LETTER: A half-hearted attempt

What a joke, Samoa is also on W.H.O’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2005, there’s Tobacco Control Act 2008 and Tobacco Control Regulation 2013 but still they build a cigarette factory in 2016. It’s double dipping by the cash strapped governmen
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:32
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[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
Yahoo!
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53
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[Europe] CLARKSON: Can the battle against Big Tobacco be won?

The ongoing war between regulatory Davids and industry Goliaths now revolves around the implementation of a track-and-trace (T&T) system, provided for in both the TPD and the FCTC’s embattled Protocol....now up for a vote in the European Parliament, which
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 21:56
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[Samoa] Govt. against tobacco consumption

The launch of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (F.C.T.C.) 2030 Project, which has kicked started with a Tobacco Needs Assessment, was held on Tuesday. The launch follows the decision to choose Samoa as one of the countries to receive dedicate
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:50
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LETTER: LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion that ‘most development agencies, international research bodies, and regional development banks are stepping back from commitments made during the FCTC negotiations’. My paper provid
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:31
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4 revelations from a reuters investigation into philip morris

uncovers the company’s methodical, long-term plan to undermine public health science and global anti-smoking efforts...1. PMI uses secret strategies to undermine the World Health Organization’s international tobacco reduction efforts.... 2. The company ha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:40
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Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

Derek Yach, the president of this foundation, responded to queries by The Wire, about this statement. “My hope is that, upon proper reflection, these deans will work with us to eliminate smoking worldwide, as others in the public health, medicine and sci
The Wire (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 05:13
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Kiddy packs’ won’t cut illegal cigarette trade, says anti-smoking group

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) president Dr Molly Cheah said today there is no evidence to prove that “kiddie packs” can help fight the illicit tobacco business. “This is rubbish. Fighting the illegal cigarette market and reintroducing ‘kid
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:37
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[Asia, Pakistan] PHC takes up FED on cigarettes case today

Peshawar High Court today (Thursday) takes up the case of tricky system of Federal Excise Duty on cigarettes introduced in the budget last year which brought reduction in prices of tobacco products as opposed to the international conventions signed by the
The News (pk)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:17
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