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[Europe] MEPs declare 'war' on tobacco companies

A cross-party working group has been set up in the European parliament to counter the growing influence of tobacco companies. The group was put together by S&D deputy Gilles Pargneaux, who is a vice-chair of parliament's environment, public health and foo
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:27
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[Africa, Kenya] You're Killing People, Tobacco Firms Told

THE World Health Organisation has put cigarette makers on the spot for flouting anti-tobacco laws like the ban on advertising. Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO's framework convention on tobacco control (
All-Africa.com
added Mar 3, 2015 14:08
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WHO: Treaty Making Inroads in Global Tobacco Epidemic

But as it observes the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the U.N. agency warns the fight to prevent millions of tobacco-related premature deaths is far from over.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

The sources of progress on the FCTC are about the same tactics that have long been effective in public health: identifying the strategies that work, reducing them to implementable and measureable programs, supporting and coordinating local implementation
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 28, 2015 19:39
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CHAN: The FCTC is 10: should we celebrate?

Mixed results, to be certain. Should we celebrate? Absolutely! No one expected the FCTC to be an instant cure. At the outset, the curve of the epidemic was simply too steep to believe that, in 10 years’ time, it could be reversed. We’ve made great strid
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:23
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The FCTC turns 10 on 27 Feb 2015

Besides celebrating this anniversary with the 180 Parties to the treaty, it’s also a time to recommit to fighting the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco and tobacco use. FCA will be at the World Health Organiz
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21
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MACKAY: The WHO FCTC at 10: making a very big difference

There are challenges ahead in getting the few remaining states which have yet to adopt the treaty to do so; to fully implement the treaty after becoming a Party; to develop and implement multiple protocols, and to provide appropriate funding, especially
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21
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The FCTC in 2025: what needs to happen in the next decade?

Framing tobacco control as a national development priority will also help get ministries other than health (and their staff and budgets) to contribute to tobacco control. And, as increasing numbers of developing country Parties are demonstrating, allocat
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:18
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YACH: The WHO FCTC at 10: progress has been mixed

Multinationals seek predictability and respectability. The FCTC gave them the first and harm reduction may give them the second. There is no example of a legal consumer goods sector being regulated out of existence.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:16
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On 10th Anniversary of Tobacco Control Treaty, Nations Are Making Progress and Must Step Up Fight Against World’s Top Preventable Killer

The good news is that countries have demonstrated a strong commitment to taking action. There are now 180 parties to the treaty (179 countries and the European Union). Over the past 10 years, nations have made significant progress in implementing the sci
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 27, 2015 11:35
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