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[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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[China] Draft law on tobacco ads fails to impress

Despite improvements in the second draft, companies will still be able to advertise their products in tobacco shops, which is against the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Wu Yiqun, executive vice director of ThinkTank, the anti-smoking advoca
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 24, 2014 06:35
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[Africa, Australia] Zimbabwe to lobby against tobacco law

Zimbabwe and other Sadc tobacco producing countries plan to lobby for the scrapping of plain cigarette tobacco packaging at the forthcoming World Health Organisation (WHO) convention.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 23, 2014 02:42
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[Australia, Europe, UK] EVANS-REEVES: Plain cigarette packaging: is the government stalling as election approaches?

Jane Ellison, the under secretary of state for public health, has the power to introduce standardised packaging under Section 94 of the Children and Families Act 2014. Yet, despite two public consultations, a government-commissioned review of the evidenc
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:59
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[Korea - South] [Editorial] Instead of protecting, cigarette price hike blindsides the working class

Seeing how quick the politicians were to raise cigarette prices, and how reluctant they’ve been to introduce warning images, is enough to explain why more and more people are suspecting that cigarette company lobbying is at work
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:20
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Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

Science Direct
added Dec 4, 2014 13:52
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WHO FCTC significantly accelerated implementation of health warning labels in low and middle income countries

"Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity" in Social Science and Medicine. This paper adds to the empirical case that the WHO Framewor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:51
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[Asia] China Has Pledged to Curb Its Smoking Habit, but Results Are Meager

The country signed a WHO convention on tobacco control in 2003, but measures such as raising taxes on cigarettes have mostly gone up in smoke
Caixin Online (cn)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:17
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New Survey Shows Need for Kenya to Take Strong Action to Save Lives from Tobacco Use

An estimated 2.5 million Kenyans — over 11 percent of the country’s adult population — currently use tobacco, according to the first Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) ever conducted in Kenya.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25
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Indonesia minister sees no need to ratify FCTC

said on Nov. 19 that the government “does not need to adopt and ratify [the FCTC], ” according to a report Antara. Husin said existing regulations are adequate to monitor and control the national cigarette industry.
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 28, 2014 21:54
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