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LEMPERT/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco product regulation under US law and the FCTC [FREE FULL TEXT]

All components of HTPs should be regulated at least as stringently as existing tobacco products, including restrictions on labelling, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, sales to minors, price and taxation policies and smokefree measures. There is not
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:36
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BULLETIN: FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER 2018: THE CLOCK IS TICKING – IT’S TIME TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT THE COP BUDGET AND WORKPLAN (PDF)

Today, the last full day of COP8 negotiations here in Geneva, is our last day to make decisions that will enable progress on FCTC implementation before we meet again in two years time. And with a number of critical decisions still left to be made, boy,
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 5, 2018 13:52
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[Switzerland] BULLETIN TUESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2018 GLOBAL STRATEGY AND IRM – LET’S SHIFT GEARS (PDF)

A shocking statistic from the report that was not mentioned in the Secretariat’s presentation is that just 13 per cent of Parties to the FCTC are likely to achieve the agreed global targets to reduce tobacco use prevalence by 30 per cent by 2025.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 18:26
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[New Zealand, Switzerland] GLOVER: As the WHO Gathers, Our Global Tobacco Control Framework Needs Radical Overhaul

I’m proud that New Zealand has that vision. Our delegation reported to COP8 that New Zealand will be introducing risk-proportionate regulation. Adoption of a harm reduction approach is also well underway. Will this cause delegates from other countries to
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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Switzerland: the land of the tobacco industry

Swiss legislation and attitudes towards tobacco and smoking is a perfect example of this approach. The alpine nation signed the FCTC in 2004, but 14 years later it remains one of 13 other countries that have not ratified it; the others are mainly tobacco
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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BULLETIN THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER 2018 (PDF)

Despite the obvious and shocking delaying tactics of a few delegates, the Committee took a gigantic step forward for FCTC implementation by endorsing the first ever Global Strategy for Tobacco Control.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 15:55
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[Switzerland] Cost of cigarettes must rise to reflect environmental damage from tobacco industry, WHO says

Annual tobacco production contributes almost 84 million tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions to climate change... The price of a packet of cigarettes should rise to reflect the wide-ranging environmental damage caused by the tobacco industry, fr
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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BULLETIN WEDNESDAY 3 OCTOBER 2018 (PDF)

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS DELEGATE? DESCRIPTION: • Repeatedly proposes amendments which gut the essence of draft decisions • Grossly misrepresents past COP deliberations • Painfully obfuscates and prolongs discussions • Tediously pushes for lowest common
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:12
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[Switzerland] Framework Convention On Tobacco Control Conference Opens With Calls For More Efforts In Less-Developed Countries

the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 states parties to the {FCTC] have developed strategies ‘to prevent tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies.’ As a result of the treaty, countries have increased taxes on tobacco,
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
added Oct 3, 2018 17:54
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The Canadian Cancer Society International Tobacco Packaging Report

An international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) shows there is tremendous momentum worldwide for tobacco plain packaging. There are now 25 countries and territories moving forward with plain packaging, with 9 having adopted the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 3, 2018 17:51
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