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Light and mild redux: heated tobacco products’ reduced exposure claims are likely to be misunderstood as reduced risk claims [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data in the PMI modified risk tobacco product IQOS application do not support reduced risk claims and the reduced exposure claims are perceived as reduced risk claims, which is explicitly prohibited by the FDA. Allowing PMI to promote IQOS as reduced
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:31
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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Tobacco control, a ‘major component’ of environmental protection efforts – UN health official

From deforestation to soil degradation and pollution, tobacco production and its use by consumers, is “tremendously destructive” for the environment, although control measures can help curb its negative environmental effects, including the damaging impac
Government WORLD (uk)
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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Tobacco control, a ‘major component’ of environmental protection efforts – UN health official

From deforestation to soil degradation and pollution, tobacco production and its use by consumers, is “tremendously destructive” for the environment, although control measures can help curb its negative environmental effects, including the damaging impac
UN News Service
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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EDITORIAL: Impact assessment of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: introduction, general findings and discussion [FREE FULL TEXT]

since the FCTC came into force, there have been significant gains...the findings described in greater detail in this issue provide many lessons that it is hoped will help to strengthen the implementation of the Convention in countries and globally, and th
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:44
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Environmental groups praise move to ban smoking in Boracay public places

These were the sentiments of toxic watchdogs Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Philippines, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP) and the Quezon City based Ecowaste Coalition. The groups commended Tourism Secretary Bernadet
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:24
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41
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[Asia] Fight Against World’s Deadliest Industry

Even though FCTC has made significant progress since 2005, and most countries have put in place tobacco control measures, there is still a great deal of interference from the tobacco companies in government decision making processes and even within UN ag
Asian Tribune
added Aug 30, 2018 23:09
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How should governments deal with multinational consulting firms that work for the tobacco industry?

The New Zealand Ministry of Health is currently using a consulting firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young) to research the impacts of tobacco taxation, despite EY’s work locally and internationally for tobacco companies. This decision may breach the (FCTC), at
British Medical Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 14:51
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Combat against devastating effects of tobacco can only be won ‘if the UN stands united’ – UN health official

United Nations agencies must join forces at the policy level and refuse interference from tobacco companies in their programmes so the destructive impact of tobacco can be effectively addressed and lives can be saved, the head of the UN tobacco control t
UN News Service
added Aug 23, 2018 12:19
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