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A tobacco-free world: a call to action to phase out the sale of tobacco products by 2040

The time has come for the world to acknowledge the unacceptability of the damage being done by the tobacco industry and work towards a world essentially free from the sale (legal and illegal) of tobacco products. A tobacco-free world by 2040, where less
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:34
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BRITTON: Progress with the global tobacco epidemic

governments are too preoccupied with other demands...although the FCTC provides a framework and guidance for smoking prevention, without implementation it cannot succeed.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:19

JHA: Deaths and taxes: stronger global tobacco control by 2025

10 years ago the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) entered into force, and more than 170 countries have now signed this treaty.1 This anniversary marks an appropriate time to review progress on global tobacco control.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:13
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Tobacco-free world

This three-paper Series marks the ten-year anniversary of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and its publication coincides with the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The damage caused by tobacco is unacceptable and global support
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:10

Experts call for a tobacco-free world by 2040

Leading public health researchers today call for the sale of tobacco to be phased out by 2040, showing that with sufficient political support and stronger evidence-based action against the tobacco industry, a tobacco-free world - where less than 5% of ad
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 13, 2015 11:02

[UK] Could the world be smoke-free by 2040? 'Turbocharged' global campaign to ban the sale of tobacco could save one billion lives, experts say

The sale of tobacco should be phased out within the next 25 years, leading public health researchers have today said. They claim one billion deaths from smoking could be averted by the end of the century, if action is taken now. But a global campaign wi
This is Money (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:01

[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Editorial: What will it take to create a tobacco-free world?

This week, The Lancet launches a campaign for a tobacco-free world by 2040. A three-paper Series marks the 10-year anniversary of the coming into force of the FCTC, and is published to coincide with the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health taking p
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 10:58

[Asia, China] SCHWARTLANDER: High time to stub out tobacco across the country

As thousands of delegates converge on Beijing for the annual meetings of China's National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committe...we hope to see NPC and CPPCC National Committee members tackle the n
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 8, 2015 16:40

[Africa] Tobacco industry accused of 'intimidation and interference' in Kenya

British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention...More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on p
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:48

[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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