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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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[Asia, Nepal] Tobacco control strategy launched

The strategy focuses on strengthening execution of existing plans and policies, utilising tax to finance development innovations, strictly enforcing legal provisions for tobacco control, creating supportive environment for tobacco-free generation and
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:20
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[Asia, Nepal] Government launches Tobacco Control Convention Strategy

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health has launched the Tobacco Products Control Convention Strategy-2030 with the objective of reducing the tobacco consumption in the long term.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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Slapped with a fine or a slap on the wrist? Enforcing tobacco licensing legislation

there has been strong community support3 and increasing academic interest in the value of regulating the retail tobacco market,4 5 including, though not limited to, schemes that allow retailer licences (or ‘permits’) to …
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[Korea - North] What North Korean propaganda posters reveal

North Korea also produces a number of anti-smoking posters, having joined the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2005. The WHO reports that the country "keenly celebrates" World No Tobacco Day every year. They document developments in the c
CNN
added Jan 2, 2018 04:12
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[Papua New Guinea] KEP: Second-Hand Smokes Are Dangerous

people can smoke everywhere, even on Public Moving Vehicles (PMV) spreading second hand smoke to smokers and non-smokers even children and its very alarming...PNG is one of the ten countries with the highest rates of tobacco use in the world even though i
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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Richard Smith: A public health witch hunt—bad for everybody

I used to be the editor of The BMJ...WHO and other public health bodies should think more deeply before reacting so quickly and negatively. Finally, I hope that you are not being used to conduct a witch hunt when there are no witches. Or perhaps I’m one
BMJ Group blogs
added Dec 26, 2017 07:20
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[UK] SELLER: Swan song: How Britain uses the last of its fading European influence

Against the backdrop of Brexit, flagship British companies in the tobacco industry – British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial – remain locked in a heated lobbying battle... Will Britain’s withdrawal make it easier for the EU to expand tracking mechanis
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:48
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[Asia-pacific] SmokeFreePH: Can the Philippines become a smoke-free country?

“In order for us to qualify if the entire country is already smoke-free is to see if every LGU (local government unit) is already complying with even the minimum requirements [based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco C
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:42
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[India] The Philip Morris Files Part 1: Treaty Blitz: Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

Reuters has found that Philip Morris International is running a secretive campaign to block or weaken treaty provisions that save millions of lives... has come to view it as a “regulatory runaway train” driven by “anti-tobacco extremists” – a description
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:20
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