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[India] Step taken to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

This protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco is a path breaking initiative in strengthening global action against tobacco and is also a new legal instrument in public health. The protocol is applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tob
KNN India (KNOWLEDGE & NEWS NETWORK) (in)
added May 6, 2018 18:12
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[Asia] ‘Evidence suggests that smoking on film glamorises tobacco use … India has highest number of TB patients’

With government aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, focus on links between smoking and TB is growing. Nandita Murukutla, vice-president, global policy and research, Vital Strategies – an organisation that delivers evidence-based pub
Times of India
added May 3, 2018 19:42
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[Asia] India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for ratification of WHO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products by India. The protocol applies to prevention of illegal trade of both smoking and smokeless (chewing) forms of tobacco. The move co
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:28
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[Asia, India] Cabinet approves accession to the Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products

Modi has given approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products.
India Blooms (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:21
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ASH Thailand continues push for smoking control measures

Action on Smoking and Health Foundation (ASH Thailand) President Prakit Vathesatogkit gave a lecture this week in Phuket on why Thailand needs to control smoking with regards to the existing legislation. He said efforts to control smoking started with t
Pattaya Mail (th)
added May 3, 2018 18:07
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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South Africa: the complex politics impeding tobacco control progress

the National Department of Health has drafted a law to introduce plain packaging, ban indoor smoking, remove point-of-sale advertising, regulate alternative nicotine delivery products, etc., but the law is stuck within government. The impasse though is n
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 30, 2018 21:09
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[Africa, South Africa] CABINET APPROVES NEW TOBACCO BILL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The new bill is intended to replace the 1993 Tobacco Control Act... “It addresses key areas relating to indoor public areas, display of tobacco products at point of sea, use of electronic devices and the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco product
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 18:51
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[South Africa] Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment

The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment. The bill will repeal the Tobacco Products Control Act, and will aim to promote public health and align SA’s tobacco control law with the Wor
BusinessLive (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:00
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[South Africa] Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 25 April 2018

Cabinet approved for the publication of the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill of 2017 in the Government Gazette for public comments. The Bill repeals the Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993 (Act 83 of 1993) so as to promote
South African Government News Agency (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:04
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