Headlines Tagged with FCTC Framework Convention (WHO) — 4,216 headlines found
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.
Dec 28, 2014 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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
Dec 24, 2014 Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 24, 2014 06:35
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.
Dec 14, 2014 Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 23, 2014 02:42
[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
Dec 17, 2014 The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:59
[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
Dec 4, 2014 The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:20
Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity [FREE FULL TEXT]
Dec 4, 2014 Science Direct
added Dec 4, 2014 13:52
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
Dec 4, 2014 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:51
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
Nov 27, 2014 Caixin Online (cn)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:17
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.
Dec 2, 2014 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25
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.
Nov 26, 2014 Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 28, 2014 21:54