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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Flavoured Hookah Tobacco is Still Tobacco, Only Flavoured

The Directive takes a crucial step by including hookah tobacco in the definition of tobacco products to avoid the usual misunderstanding that mistakes hookah tobacco as categorically different from tobacco products.
Addis Fortune (et)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Casinos found most common violators of smoking ban

“Based on the reports we have been getting, it is the casinos. This is where many violators are being seen,” Limpin stated. The official said such could be because of the fact that many casino operators are foreigners. “They have to understand that the
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] FCAP: Casinos rampant violators of smoking ban

"They have to follow our laws here in the country. They are foreign-owned so they could be thinking that they are exempted. But they are not," the anti-smoking advocate added.. Under the EO, smoking is strictly prohibited in centers of youth activity su
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco Control Bill shelved

The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill was sent back for further amendment...the draft law, whose purpose is to align local tobacco control efforts with the [FCTC], did not go through as planned ...“What they are basically asking for is that the structure
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:57
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[Asia] The Ambiguity surrounding Tobacco advertising in India

the industry has now shifted focus to advertising at point of sale outlets i.e., a place in the wholesale or retail environment where tobacco products are sold, like retail shops and tobacco kiosks. As reported on July 19, 2017, by a leading Indian news d
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:47
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[Asia] Countries must fulfill their legal obligations to implement life-saving tobacco control policies - WHO

A significant increase in the number of countries implementing the proven, life-saving strategies called for by the international tobacco control treaty, the [FCTC] is marked in the report. This evidence is clear that we can win the fight against tobacco
Asian Tribune
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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Tobacco industry response to a ban on lights descriptors on cigarette packaging and population outcomes

This study strongly suggests that manufacturers' circumvention prevented the lights descriptor ban from succeeding as intended, most likely perpetuating the misleading consumer perceptions about relative risks, while failing to increase smoking cessation
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:11
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may res
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:10
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