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[Asia, India] 8 STATES JOIN HANDS TO STOP TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH POLICIES

To stop the interference of tobacco industry in the formulation and implementation of public health policies, as many as eight states...taken during a roundtable consultation on ‘Implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 – Stopping Tobacco Industry Interference
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:26
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[Lithuania] Roadmap of actions to strengthen implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the European Region 2015–2025: making tobacco a thing of the past (PDF)

Vilnius, Lithuania, 14–17 September 2015
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:47
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[Asia, Bangladesh] TOBACCO SCOURGE Still a long way to go before stubbing it out

six in every 10 men aged 15 years and above and three in every 10 women of the same age group use tobacco, whether smoking or smokeless. That's the fourth highest consumption rate in Southeast Asia...different tax structures for different tobacco product
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Sep 12, 2015 20:04
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[UK-Scotland] Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Bill: ASH Scotland

We believe that ‘vaping’ will prove to be much less harmful than smoking – but not harmless, as some supporters suggest. So for a smoker to switch from tobacco to electronic cigarettes will bring significant health benefits, but the best health outcomes
Scottish Parliament (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:47
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[UK-Scotland] Holyrood urged to limit engagement with tobacco firms

Campaigners point out that the UK is bound by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), an international health treaty set up by the World Health Organisation. Parties to the convention are required to protect their public health policies from
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:29
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: The smoke filled room: How big tobacco influences health policy in the UK (PDF)

it may, at last, be possible to consign to history the tobacco industry’s malign influence on health policy and this report illustrates just how vital that is. it only requires that commitments from all sides be honoured.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:26
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish Parliament must take tougher stance on tobacco lobbyists, say campaigners

A coalition of medical professionals, cancer charities and anti-smoking group, ASH, has petitioned the Scottish Parliament authorities to set tougher restrictions on the cigarette industry's access to politicians. Their Public Petition highlights that t
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:12
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[Europe, Netherlands] The devil is in the detail: tobacco industry political influence in the Dutch implementation of the 2001 EU Tobacco Products Directive

The findings highlight the policy risks associated with corporate actors’ ability to use interactions over technical product specifications to influence the implementation of health policy and illustrate the difficulties in limiting industry interference
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2015 10:17
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[Asia] India Stomps on Tobacco Abroad, Drags Feet on Pictorial Warnings at Home

India may have pledged to take hard-hitting measures to reduce the use of tobacco at a regional meeting of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Timor-Leste but here at home it continues to welch on its promise to make it mandatory for pictorial warnings
The Wire (in)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:26
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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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