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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing through Big Tobacco’s smokescreen

the court-ordered airing of “corrective statements” in American media does represent a victory for truth...we are calling on governments around the world to strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC by accelerating action on the “MPOWER” tobacco control p
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] Too taxing for health

It is alleged that cigarette companies have brought the prices of their brands down just to benefit... Yousafzai contests this plea taken by the FBR and says illicit trade, counterfeiting and tax evasion must be controlled through regulatory measures and
The News (pk)
added Feb 11, 2018 01:56
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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Advancing Tobacco Product Warning Labels Research Methods and Theory: A Summary of a Grantee Meeting Held by the US National Cancer Institute

To make TPWL even more effective, research is needed to confirm the mechanisms of their influence, their impact across vulnerable populations, and their effect on social media posts about tobacco products. Research is also needed on the effect of trial de
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 10, 2018 16:54
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[Europe] If Diamonds are Embracing Track and Trace, where is Big Tobacco?

Big Tobacco is embarking on its most audacious gambit yet: legalizing the cigarette smuggling trade. And is using European regulations mandating the implementation of track and trace to achieve it.
Blasting News (ch)
added Feb 8, 2018 21:16
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[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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WHO targets Samoan children with anti-smoking move

The World Health Organisation says a tobacco control team in Samoa is making the protection of children a priority over the next five years. The WHO's team coordinator for non communicable diseases says Samoa has been chosen as one of several countries
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 4, 2018 19:01
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[South Africa] On World Cancer Day, (4 Feb) Dr Gan Quan, Director of The Union’s Department of Tobacco Control, emphasises the urgent need to tackle tobacco use

4 February 2018, we consider these figures in stark contrast to the clear and ambitious target set out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) three years ago – to reduce mortality from non-communicable diseases, which include cancer,
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:39
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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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