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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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STEIR: Stop Funding WHO Until It Cleans Up Its Act

FCTC released an anonymously written e-cigarette report for delegates considering rules that would have effectively banned the safer alternative to smoking. The scientifically flawed report was criticized by leading tobacco-control experts for positioning
National Review
added Jun 14, 2017 21:09
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Jun 12, 2017 23:51
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[Switzerland] World Health Assembly Concludes with Focus on Means to Achieve Health-Related SDGs

The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
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[Asia] Health Minister J P Nadda gets WHO award for India's tobacco control initiatives

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was today conferred the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for accelerating India's tobacco control initiatives and taking bold measures to protect people against hazards of tobacco use.
Zee News (in)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:18
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[Denmark] HUBER: Philip Morris International Asks for a Human Rights Evaluation, the Conclusion: Stop Producing and Marketing Your Products

Given the magnitude of the damage that tobacco companies cause to our world, over 7 million deaths per year and a more than 1.4 trillion US dollars loss to the global economy, isn’t it time for our society to reconsider how cigarettes are sold?
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce tobacco laws, NGO tells FG

IPPA’s Executive Director, Mr Thompson Ayodele, who made the call in a statement in Abuja, said Nigeria had made substantial progress with the enactment and passage of National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA, 2015). He said “This Act is a customised version o
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:51
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[Africa, Nigeria] IPPA: FG should implement laws on tobacco control

Thompson Ayodele, executive director of Initiative for Public Policy Analysis, a non-governmental organisation, has urged the federal government to implement laws on tobacco control instead of leaving the task to the private sector.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:50
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Tobacco Control Act under review

The Government is currently reviewing the Smoking Control Act of 1992 so as to enact a much stronger Tobacco Control law which shall be compliant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Convention on Tobacco Control.
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:16
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