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[Europe] Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefit
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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Welcome promotion of the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC during this year’s World Health Assembly

The Convention Secretariat has started promoting the 8th Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC during the WHO Walk the Talk initiative the day before the beginning of the WHA71. The Convention Secretariat's staff has walked and at the same time has p
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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The impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

The WHO FCTC was cited in 45 decisions....The way the WHO FCTC has been cited in court decisions suggests that it has made a substantial contribution to courts’ reasoning in tobacco control legal challenges and has strengthened government’s arguments in d
Tobacco Control
added Jun 4, 2018 16:59
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On World No Tobacco Day, Governments Must Protect Citizens from Big Tobacco

Globally, tobacco companies like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco remain the main obstacle to greater progress in reducing tobacco use. These companies aggressively market their deadly products – often targeting kids – and fight l
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:14
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[Latin America] FCA Regional Coordinator Wins World No Tobacco Day Award

Dr Eduardo Bianco, Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) Regional Coordinator for the Americas, has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Eduardo Bianco has been involved in tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:11
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HOW SOUTH AFRICA IS TIGHTENING ITS TOBACCO RULES

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. Health and Medicine Ed
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Cayman Islands] Minister: Cayman to strengthen anti-smoking measures

Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, in a message to mark Thursday’s World No Tobacco Day, said the Cayman Islands had begun discussions to fully ratify the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The convention was adopted by th
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added May 31, 2018 16:00
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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2018 World No Tobacco Day Webinar Series

Framework Convention Alliance and World Heart Federation will hold a series of webinars to discuss the connection between tobacco and cardiovascular health as part of this year’s celebration of World No Tobacco Day. Speakers will discuss the Framework Co
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 30, 2018 17:25
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