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Battle for lungs and minds as tobacco control treaty meeting opens

A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:41
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UN Touts Anti-Tobacco Progress, Decries Industry Meddling

supporters of the World Health Organization's convention also say that tobacco industry "interference" and new products are the top threat to the accord. Nearly 140 parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control opened a six-day meeting Monday. O
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 2, 2018 04:26
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COP8: An Opportunity to Accelerate WHO FCTC Implementation

Parties will be presented with an opportunity to adopt the first ever Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control – a roadmap for accelerated progress on tobacco control and towards achievement of SDG 3a.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:19
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Switzerland criticised for tobacco control treaty stance

“I think this is more of a shame than a problem that Switzerland is not party to the treaty, as this is all about protecting the public health of the population,” the head of the FCTC Secretariat, Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, told reporters at the United
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Sep 28, 2018 14:45
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Foundation for a Smoke-Free World calls for proposals to implement Smoke-Free Index

announced at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum that it is calling for proposals to develop and implement the Smoke-Free Index. The index will critically evaluate industry progress toward achieving a smoke-free world and assess actions taken to undermi
News-Medical.net
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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ARCHIVE: Letter to Uganda govt on breach to tobacco control law at ongoing ILO session of governing body

l at the ongoing International Labout Organization (ILO) session of the governing body.... This position is however contrary to Uganda’s policy by virtue of its being party to the WHO FCTC with specific reference to Article 5.3 and part viii of the Uganda
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 23, 2018 19:51
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is some evidence that progress is being made towards reducing indigenous commercial tobacco use, including the implementation of indigenous-focused initiatives. However, there are significant gaps and inconsistencies in reporting. Strengthening FCTC
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:13
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:11
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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control

the latest round of heated tobacco products fits into and supports the tobacco companies’ political efforts to avoid meaningful regulation and protect their ability to sell all their products – including conventional cigarettes. We see these products as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:45
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Stopping the tobacco epidemic in low-and-middle income countries

At the upcoming Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC, countries from around the world will consider a carefully drafted, cost-effective Global Strategy for Tobacco Control, to help them step up their national efforts to stop th
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 17, 2018 17:04
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