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UN Global Compact exits tobacco companies

"On behalf of the global cancer community, UICC applauds the decision of the UN Global Compact to exclude tobacco companies from participating in their work at a time when the organisation is embarking on a set of new initiatives to support the delivery
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:35

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Youth Movement Supports Gov’t Plan to Raise Cigarettes Tax

(FCTC) Youth Movement supports govenrment plan to raise cigarettes tax in 2018. Spokesperson of the FCTC Youth Movement Margianta SJD said that in terms of state revenue, this plan could have a good impact as the prices of cigarettes increase.
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:06

[Europe] Andorra making a step forward to WHO FCTC and Protocol ratification

Tobacco products advertisement, promotion and sponsorship are not subject to regulation as was taxation for many years. After negotiations with neighbouring countries and to avoid French and Spanish citizens to profit from tax-free products from across t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43

If Philip Morris Is Serious About a “Smoke-Free World,” It Should Stop Marketing Cigarettes, Fighting Efforts to Reduce Smoking

Today, we know how to reduce tobacco use... Philip Morris’ claimed commitment to a “smoke-free world” cannot be taken seriously so long as it continues to aggressively market cigarettes and fight proven policies to reduce smoking and save lives around th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:10

[New York] Global Foundation Launches to Accelerate an End to Smoking Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Secures Major 12 Year Funding Commitment;

The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader... The Foundation has secured initial funding of approximately US$80 million annually over the next 12 years, beginning in 2018, from Philip Morris International (PMI).
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:45

UN Global Compact Shows Leadership by Dropping Tobacco Industry Members

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) today announced that it would bar tobacco companies and any other organization that derives revenue...The announcement properly places the tobacco industry in shameful company.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:36

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Tokyo’s move to snuff out public smoking should go nationwide

But the ruling party is making no specific legislative move to codify the principle in the law during the extraordinary Diet session, which is likely to begin in late September. This is clearly the time to launch a nationwide drive to swiftly eliminate
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:26

[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists... A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (Itmac) noted it had been rebuffed by Byrne after seeking a meeting in
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52

Protecting children from tobacco in the WHO European Region Tobacco-free generations (PDF)

Various Member States are already demonstrating that the goal of a tobacco-free European Region is not only crucial, but also attainable. Fully implementing all measures under the WHO FCTC will help to achieve this purpose. In addition, more innovative a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 5, 2017 15:28

Plain packs proliferating

Plain packaging has been adopted in 8 countries and is under consideration in at least 15 other jurisdictions, a major increase from less than one year ago. On 1 July, Norway joined Australia, France and the UK as countries that have implemented plain p
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 1, 2017 14:22
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