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Why is the US Chamber of Commerce lobbying abroad for smoking?

“They represent the interests of the tobacco industry,” said Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the Secretariat that oversees the WHO treaty...“They are putting their feet everywhere where there are stronger regulations coming up.”
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 30, 2015 17:46

Obama Can Help End Tobacco Epidemic, Says ASH

Now that Fast-Track has passed...Obama and USTR Ambassador Froman should insist that tobacco be granted a full “carve out” from the TPP...all of the TPP countries (except the U.S.) have ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 25, 2015 11:07

Big tobacco, Interpol & Codentify: potential problems with industry product tracking systems

“This blog will be primarily dedicated to explaining the scam that is Codentify. I will try my best to use my background as an information systems student to explain these technical issues in simple terms.” Given the lack of research about this issue and
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 21, 2015 14:43

Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations for the Outcome Document

the zero draft was released of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It is available here: Zero draft...may contribute feedback on the zero draft by completing the form here: Submit feedback Deadline: 21 June 20
U.N. Division for Sustainable Development / Department of Economic and Social Affairs
added Jun 21, 2015 14:34

SF CTCRE submission to UN on Draft Sustainable Development Goals; please submit your comments by June 21

Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals released the Zero Draft of the document proposing goals and targets for the post-2015 agenda and invited comment...Our comments refer to the relevant sections for tobacco, so you can ju
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 21, 2015 14:27

[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Are e-cigarettes perpetuating addiction? Evidence about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes remains inconclusive

In the UAE, the Ministry of Health has banned the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and the World Health Organisation (WHO) does not consider Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)... Dr Sree Kumar, specialist physician at Aster clinics, Al Karam
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:41

[France, Switzerland, Uruguay, USA] International Smoke-free Air Successes

only half of all Americans are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke, whether in public places or at work. Several countries around the world have achieved complete protection for their citizens...Now we add a third, Switzerland, which presents a m
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:09

Smoke-free Air in France: A campaign case study (PDF)

Strangely, prevalence has actually increased by about 3% since the law came into effect, to about 31% of adults. This is perhaps due to the failure to fully implement other aspects of the (FCTC), such as high taxation, countermarketing, and advertisin
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:08

[Latin America] Smoke-free Air in Uruguay: A campaign case study (PDF)

with their smoke-free campaign, Uruguay enacted a number of advanced tobacco controls by implementing the (FCTC), including taxation, an advertising ban, public education, and graphic warning labels. As a result, cigarette consumption and adult smoking
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:02

Tobacco & Human Rights in Latin America

An article written by ASH Staff Attorney Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy was recently published... In failing to protect their citizens from the harms of tobacco, countries are violating international human rights laws. A suit could be filed within the Inter-Americ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:30
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