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[South Africa] CAPE TOWN DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND A TOBACCO-FREE WORLD

We, participants in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 7-9 March 2018, and civil society organizations as well as individuals from across the globe, are firmly committed to promoting and protecting publ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 26, 2018 00:26
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Editorial: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

this continues to the present day in Japan. The influence of tobacco industry money on science and policy is insidious and has never been proven to be beneficial to public health. Ignoring the past will only condemn us to repeating our mistakes, at the co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:13
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UN-backed treaty against illicit tobacco trade set to take effect in September

A United Nations-backed treaty aimed at stopping the illicit trading of tobacco products, is set to enter into force on 25 September, marking a diplomatic breakthrough in efforts to protect public health and strike back against the criminal organizations
UN News Service
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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[Switzerland] COP8 is coming up, with important progress to report

Taking place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October, it will focus on topics such as the shaping of a medium-term strategic framework...will also be the starting point for a wider application of the WHO FCTC not only for tobacco control, but also as an internation
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bataan city sued over antismoking laws

(Seatca) has assailed the Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI) for suing the Balanga City government...PTI has challenged Balanga’s University Town Ordinance of 2008 that regulates tobacco...also challenged the Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance of 2016 that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:07
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BLACK/FEIJO: How tobacco control can boost sustainable development

The inclusion of a specific target on tobacco control in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has underlined the wider contributions that can be made to sustainable development at both a national and global level. Sustainable Development Goal Targ
Devex
added Jul 11, 2018 13:59
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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power...It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes...and promote full implementation of all FCTC policies. Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco control efforts that are
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 11, 2018 02:08
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Attorney-General of Brazil to be the featured speaker at COP8

(WHO FCTC) which will take place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October. The first woman to hold the office of Attorney-General of the Union (AGU), Ms Fernandes Mendonça will share her experience in the successful February 2018 battle to uphold the constitutiona
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:24
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Zambia says tobacco is greatest public health threat

Kennedy Malama, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health, said during the presentation of findings of a joint Needs Assessment of the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco study that the government is making frantic efforts
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 9, 2018 16:10
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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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