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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

[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

[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
added Jun 18, 2014 19:37

[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

World No Tobacco Day – Special Isssue

We’d also like to take this opportunity to congratulate our Editorial Board chair, Professor Ken Warner, and Economics editor, Professor Frank Chaloupka on being awarded a WHO World No Tobacco Day Award.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 6, 2014 14:13

BATES: Letter to WHO on low risk alternatives to smoking: a reader’s guide

commentary on the text of the letter: so here is my ‘reader’s guide’. The letter text is picked out as quotes in boxes with a commentary beneath each section. Note: the commentary and interpretation are mine, and only the text is endorsed by the signat
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Jun 3, 2014 20:04

A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America (PDF)

FCTC represents the compiled wisdom of decades of global efforts to reduce tobacco use, and we know it works. Countries that have fully implemented the treaty have seen dramatic success in reducing the toll of tobacco use. Uruguay, for example, saw a five
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:26

A Half Century of Avoidable Death

New Report Offers a Global Perspective on Tobacco in America
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:19

[USA] A Half Century Of Avoidable Death

A new report entitled "A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America," ("Avoidable Death") released today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), examines U.S. tobacco control efforts in the fifty years since the release of
PR Newswire
added Jun 3, 2014 12:17

[Africa, Nigeria] Hard times ahead for tobacco industry, smokers - Vanguard News

Tobacco Control Bill 2014 becomes law soon. When passed, the law comes with stiff penalties for companies and individuals who violate the regulations in the country. In 2004, Nigeria along with other nations of the world signed the World Health Organis
Vanguard (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:38
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