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[Russia] WHO tobacco treaty makes significant progress despite mounting pressure from tobacco industry

Despite increased efforts by tobacco industry to undermine the WHO FCTC, important decisions were passed. “Parties have taken courageous steps forward in a number of areas and I am pleased by the guidance to the Secretariat to scale up our collaboration
HealthCanal.com
added Oct 19, 2014 19:53
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[Russia] U.N.'s World Health Organization urges global tobacco tax hike

The international tobacco tax provision would commit the countries who signed the U.N. antitobacco agreement — nearly every major nation except for the United States, Switzerland and Indonesia — to enact an excise tax equal to at least 70 percent of the
Washington Times
added Oct 19, 2014 19:51
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[Russia] Strong tobacco taxation policy adopted despite industry interference

“In a brazen move, the tobacco industry brought its agenda and its voice here to the heart of tobacco control. [On Sunday 12th October,] at the International Tax and Investment Centre, whose board of directors include several tobacco companies, had conven
South Asia Mail (ca)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:46
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[UK] Starbucks has banned e-cigarettes after health worries

Starbucks has confirmed it has banned electronic cigarettes after a World Health Organisation report said the product touted as a healthy alternative smoking may have hidden dangers. This is bad news for more than two million people in the UK who use el
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:43
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[Russia] Anti-tobacco conference struggles to stub out lobbyists

While delegates at the World Health Organization (WHO) gathering were discussing ways to stop people lighting up, those representing the interests of the tobacco industry were doing their best to influence the outcome
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:40
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

The bill at the National Assembly is coming at the most appropriate time and the lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control Groups Ask Senate to Pass Bill

have urged the Nigerian senators to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, is passed under the current administration to give Nigerians a reassurance that they are committed to protecting public health as their representatives.
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:37
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[Russia] Tobacco Companies Could Use E-Cigarettes to Reenter Public Health Policy: Advocacy Group

"E-cigarettes could become an avenue for tobacco industry to reinsert itself into public health policy making," Stewart said. "[WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control] definitely recommends regulating them [e-cigarettes] in a similar manner to toba
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:31
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[Russia] World Health Organisation calls for urgent probe into e-cigarettes

a global investigation into the control and prevention of e-cigarettes. A WHO survey, revealed at its Convention on Tobacco Control in Moscow this week, found that e-cigarettes are classed as non-tobacco products in many countries and that the ingredients
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:37
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WHO Praises Russia's Efforts to Reduce Smoking in Country

The head of the secretariat of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) on Friday positively assessed Russia's effort to eradicate the country's smoking habit.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:36
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