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[Russia] World Health Organization backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking

approved guidelines on Wednesday urging countries to increase cigarette taxes to help discourage smoking. The guidelines, which leave it to individual countries to determine their own tax rates, were adopted by a conference of the parties to the WHO's Fr
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2014 16:31
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[Russia] WHO deal backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking

The World Health Organization today adopted guidelines recommending countries bring in higher taxes on cigarettes to help cut smoking rates, a move fiercely opposed by the tobacco industry. Delegates from 179 countries meeting in Moscow signed up to th
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:30
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] National Tobacco Control Bill Should Conform With Global Convention – Groups Tell Senate

The groups: Environmental Rights Action, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), and the National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) in a statement issued in Abuja, said a tobacco control bill that is in sync with the FCTC will not only promote
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:13
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[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Tobacco taxation issues: 'COP6' trying to develop global strategy

Pakistani side was presented by Mazhar Nisar Sheikh Director Implementation Ministry of Health, who presented issues related to health, taxation, social and others faced in controlling use of tobacco products in the country. He also highlighted the major
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:38
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] WHO Conference Bars Tobacco Industry ... Deliberate On Taxation Measures

Parties commenced the meeting by rejecting INTERPOL's application to observe the treaty because of its financial ties to the tobacco industry and ejected tobacco industry representatives from the proceedings. These actions paved the way for the swift ado
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:14
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Complete ban on all POS advertising needed in Ukraine

The Smoke Free Ukraine Project is calling on the country’s government to completely ban all cigarette pack displays from points of sales (POS). The move follows a recent monitoring project carried out by the Regional Advocacy Center (Life) and Smoke Free
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:29
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Strategies for Accelerated Implementation of the Tobacco Control Treaty: Lessons from Key Global Health Initiatives (PDF)

it is critical and feasible to garner political and resource support for FCTC implementation, globally and in countries. Efforts need to begin by identifying the barriers to implementation, developing a political and programmatic strategy, and communicati
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:27
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[Russia] How to accelerate FCTC implementation

The report, Strategies for Accelerated Implementation of the Tobacco Control Treaty: Lessons from Key Global Health Initiatives, recommends seven strategies to be considered at the upcoming 6th session of the FCTC Conference of the Parties (COP6) to help
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:19
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INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO GROWERS’ ASSOCIATION (ITGA) - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (PDF)

• Despite its name, ITGA really represents the interests of transnational tobacco companies rather than those of tobacco farmers. • ITGA’s main supporters are international cigarette and tobacco leaf companies, including Alliance One International, B
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:18
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[Russia] BULLETIN Day 3 (PDF)

the Article 19 expert group report…shows that adjusting procedural and evidentiary rules…can help governments and victims of tobacco addiction overcome the obstructionism and delay tactics to which tobacco companies typically resort when sued.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:15
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