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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41
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[Asia] Fight Against World’s Deadliest Industry

Even though FCTC has made significant progress since 2005, and most countries have put in place tobacco control measures, there is still a great deal of interference from the tobacco companies in government decision making processes and even within UN ag
Asian Tribune
added Aug 30, 2018 23:09
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How should governments deal with multinational consulting firms that work for the tobacco industry?

The New Zealand Ministry of Health is currently using a consulting firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young) to research the impacts of tobacco taxation, despite EY’s work locally and internationally for tobacco companies. This decision may breach the (FCTC), at
British Medical Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 14:51
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Combat against devastating effects of tobacco can only be won ‘if the UN stands united’ – UN health official

United Nations agencies must join forces at the policy level and refuse interference from tobacco companies in their programmes so the destructive impact of tobacco can be effectively addressed and lives can be saved, the head of the UN tobacco control t
UN News Service
added Aug 23, 2018 12:19
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be acce
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:19
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strongest achievements have been in protection from exposure to tobacco smoke; controlling advertising, promotion and sponsorship; controlling sales to and by minors; education, communication and public awareness; and packaging and labelling of NCTP.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:18
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

An independent expert group (EG) was established to conduct the impact assessment...The EG developed and engaged in a transparent and systematic process to conduct the FCTC impact assessment. The methods employed were rigorous, and explicitly guided by co
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:16
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:15
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The impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

FCTC was cited in 45 decisions....The way the WHO FCTC has been cited in court decisions suggests that it has made a substantial contribution to courts’ reasoning in tobacco control legal challenges and has strengthened government’s arguments in defending
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:13
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Bangladesh Dramatically Reduces Tobacco Use — Government Must Continue Life-Saving Progress

Bangladesh has dramatically reduced tobacco use over the past nine years, according to a new survey released today by the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Bangladesh’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that tobacco use has d
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:26
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