Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with FCTC Framework Convention (WHO) 4,178 headlines found

5 Views

United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry

Tobacco companies sought to join the UNGC for two reasons: (1) to improve their reputation, in keeping with other corporate social responsibility efforts; (2) to gain proximity to UN agencies and weaken the WHO’s influence, part of an overall strategy to
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2017 01:11
4 Views

Schwarzenegger: Let's slap a public health warning on fossil fuels

lauded the (WHO) for sealing a 164-nation tobacco control pact in 2003 that led to consumers of cigarettes and cigars being alerted to the health risks of smoking, including lung cancer. A similar accord could be put in place for products derived from fo
Reuters
added Nov 12, 2017 20:56
1 View

IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media [FREE FULL TEXT]

measures should be taken to eventually prohibit trade agreements between the tobacco industry and all media, including major social media. In the meanwhile, for those media that do continue to trade with the tobacco industry, the type of trade and potenti
European Journal of Clinical Investigation
added Nov 8, 2017 16:06
13 Views

[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
6 Views

ILO under pressure to limit relationship with big tobacco

The agency has been receiving funding from the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation, a nonprofit funded by tobacco companies, since 2002, and has a standing agreement with the foundation that runs until June 2018. In 2011, the ILO also
Devex
added Nov 3, 2017 02:52
5 Views

IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media

The penetration of the tobacco industry influence in mass and social media is also worrisome. The apparent ability to directly or indirectly censor information and opinions about its products is alarming. Europe (including Greece) has developed strict le
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 3, 2017 02:47
6 Views

[Africa, Nigeria] JAKPOR: Tobacco Company Infractions And Another Damning Report

The findings contained in the Big Tobacco Tiny Targets Nigeria Report showed... Even as Nigeria continues to foot-drag, the tobacco companies continue to evolve new tactics to frustrate any policy that will whittle their influence and profits. Some of th
Leadership (ng)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:24
3 Views

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 50 Percent of Smokers in Yogyakarta are Under 19 Years Old

Renaldo, one of the warriors at the (FCTC) Yogyakarta, said the number of underage smokers in Yogyakarta have increased significantly from 7.14% in 2010 to approximately 11% in 2013. "It is very worrying. Smokers under the age of 19 years make up 50 perc
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
8 Views

[Africa] Opinion / Interviews / Zimbabwe won't shut down struggling embassies, says Mzembi

A: Zimbabwe is a signatory to the (FCTC) and its economy is transitioning to alternatives. However, in the interim, we will continue to strictly observe the set guidelines in the production and trading of tobacco. FCTC does not abruptly stop production a
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
2 Views

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Strengthening Marawi’s health system Duque’s priority

“We are looking forward to working harmoniously with him, especially in our current move to include higher tobacco tax in TRAIN (Tobacco Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion),” Limpin added.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 29, 2017 15:51
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines