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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Health Ministry Statement: Tobacco Control Act

The Tobacco Control Act 2015 is intended to make smoking less available and attractive to children the Ministry said, with the Minister of Health, Seniors and Health, Jeanne Atherden saying that “Bermuda is years behind other jurisdictions” when it comes
Bernews
added Aug 19, 2015 18:34
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[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

China’s adult tobacco survey captures a comprehensive view of tobacco use in 14 cities... “Secondhand smoke is toxic, and deadly. Yet this report shows that far too many people across cities in China – more than 4 in every 10 people in workplaces, for in
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 19, 2015 13:38
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[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09
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[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

there is very strong public support for making public places smoke-free in China. Strong laws are needed - and where they exist and are rigorously enforced, they work. These are the key findings from the results of the China City Adult Tobacco Survey, rel
PR Newswire
added Aug 19, 2015 11:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-control advocates want industry booted out of policy body

According to the Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2015 Association of Southeast Asian Nations report evaluating the implementation of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3, the Philippines continue to “far
Business World (ph)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:19
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH gains in bid to stop tobacco industry from marring public health protection

The Philippines is a party to the WHO FCTC, introduced in 2005. Article 5.3 states that countries must protect public health policies on tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry. Compared to SEATCA’s first repo
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 18, 2015 09:57
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Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

The legal intervention from the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) blocks the immediate watering-down of the law and calls health and finance ministers to account for reneging on a policy proven to protect public health. Tobacco industry pr
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:56
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GLANTZ: Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

After years of the tobacco companies bullying governments in court, it is nice to see health advoacte pushing back when government caves to Big Tobacco. Here is a press release that the International Union against Turbulosis and Lung Disease just put ou
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:55
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Special communication: State-ownership of tobacco industry: a ‘fundamental conflict of interest’ or a ‘tremendous opportunity’ for tobacco control?

We argue that legislative separation of tobacco control from SOTC oversight provides a desirable alternative to industry privatisation, and that radically realigning the goals of SOTCs to reduce tobacco consumption could make an important contribution to
Tobacco Control
added Aug 15, 2015 08:05
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[Africa, Uganda] You can’t buy one cigarette stick; only packets

This is one of the rules the newly passed Tobacco Control Bill 2014 seeks to enforce, once the President signs it into law. But how possible is it to ensure that people across the country buy cigarettes in packs? We look at this and other key issues in th
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Aug 11, 2015 08:24
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