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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8 concludes with new strategy to accelerate tobacco control efforts and stronger transparency measures to counter tobacco industry interference

yesterday closed its eighth session (COP8) after adopting a Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) outlining a new action plan to scale up the global tobacco control agenda over the next few years. The MTSF, also known as the Global Strategy to Accelerat
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:35
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NETHERLANDS TO HOST GLOBAL ANTI-TOBACCO CONFERENCE IN 2020

The Netherlands will organize and host a global World Health Organization conference against tobacco in 2020, was announced in Geneva on Saturday during the closing ceremony of the 8th Conference of Parties of the so-called WHO-FCTC treaty. State Secreta
NL Times (nl)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:31
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Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: L’ASSISTANCE TECHNIQUE: UN ÉLÉMENT CLÉ DE LA MISE EN OEUVRE DU PROTOCOLE (PDF)

INSIDE THIS ISSUE A QUICK GUIDE TO TRACKING AND TRACING 2 THE PROTOCOL TO ELIMINATE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS: A BRIEF HISTORY 3 HOW BIG TOBACCO THREATENS THE ILLICIT TRADE PROTOCOL 4
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: A KEY ELEMENT FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PROTOCOL (PDF) [English]

The tobacco industry is already at work pushing its own monitoring system on countries; a system which it presents as Protocol-compliant, in order to keep tracking and tracing in its control. It is, therefore, important for the Secretariat to have a spec
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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BULLETIN TUESDAY 9 OCTOBER 2018: SLOW DOWN, WE JUST GOT HERE! (PDF)

how can the ITP Secretariat mobilise existing organisations and international arrangements to effectively help implement the Protocol? If the ITP is implemented in isolation, the Secretariat will find itself constantly re-inventing the wheel. For exampl
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 16:59
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PMI Supports FCTC Protocol to Tackle Illicit Trade

“We strongly support the objectives and principles of the Protocol, as well as the Meeting of the Parties which is an important step in tackling the multi-faceted and highly complex problem of illicit tobacco trade.”
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2018 22:57
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[Switzerland] 72% Say Policy-Making Should Be Open to Dialogue With Business: New European Research Commissioned by JTI Shows that Policies Based on Evidence and Dialogue Are Needed to Restore Public Trust in Policy-Making

Proceedings at the FCTC COP's echo chamber differ hugely from other UN decision-making bodies... Today's new research shows that the public want politicians and officials to consider all the facts and viewpoints - including from businesses. Ousting one gr
PR Newswire
added Oct 8, 2018 22:57
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[Switzerland] Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at W.H.O. Tobacco Talks

the “Nicotine Is Not Your Enemy Soirée,”... To Dr. Mayer and the party sponsor — the Consumer Choice Center, which is partly funded by the tobacco industry — the message was urgent. Down the road, delegates from 137 countries were debating whether to crac
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2018 19:59
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[Switzerland] Towards ‘a balanced delegation’ or enhancing global health governance? Analysis of Parties’ participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:37
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