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Tobacco kills more than 7 million people per year and is costing the world economy USD 1.4 trillion annually

The core message of the new report: The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control – an Accelerator for Sustainable Development, is that tobacco is both harmful to health and uniquely undermines sustainable development efforts across economic, social an
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 30, 2017 15:25
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[Europe] WHO welcomes draft decree on regulation of tobacco products, e-cigarettes in Belarus

“The draft covers the regulation of the production, trafficking and use of electronic systems. This is a progressive step that fully meets the recommendations and the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The adoption of the decr
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added May 29, 2017 19:13
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[Denmark] TOBACCO PRODUCTION, MARKETING VIOLATE BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS

ASH and Unfairtobacco are fully aligned with the DIHR conclusion that tobacco production and marketing is deeply harmful and irreconcilable with the human right to health, meaning that PMI and other tobacco companies must stop selling harmful products im
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 29, 2017 17:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Threat of second-hand smoke remains high due to inaction of LGUs

[FCTC] on Sunday said the inaction and passiveness of many local government units (LGUs) in the country is the main reason why the threat of second-hand smoke (SHS) remains high. FCAP executive director Dr. Maricar Limpin said many LGU officials have con
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added May 29, 2017 15:06
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Smokers Undeterred as Bills Keep Rising

But irrespective of the programs to create awareness on the harmful effects of smoking, statistics show that 14-15% of Iranians from the 80 million population are regular cigarette smokers (more than 3% are women, and 20% men). “Though most of the cigar
Financial Tribune
added May 29, 2017 01:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] ANYEBE: NGOs and the culture of self-aggrandizement

it appears the NGOs in Nigeria have tactically ignored the [FCTC], which was adopted over a decade ago “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption and expos
BusinessDAY (ng)
added May 29, 2017 01:03
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs urged: Ban smoking

The threat of secondhand smoke remains high in the country because of local officials’ inaction and passiveness, according to the Framework Convention Alliance on Tobacco Control–Philippines (FCAP). “Many local government units (LGU) opt not to implemen
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 28, 2017 23:51
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day is Wednesday 31st May

“Tobacco – a threat to development”, a threat the UK government has acknowledged by providing £15 million over the next five years to help poorer countries implement the comprehensive tobacco control policies set out in the international tobacco treaty, t
ASH London (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] On taxing tobacco

the government must understand that there is no way around cracking down on illicit tobacco trade. One hopes the budget will announce concrete measures in that regard.
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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