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Russia goes ahead with struggle against smoking delicately but persistently

“The choice in Moscow’s favour was made because the Russian government is really determined to stop the tobacco epidemic,” the chief of the WHO FCTC Secretariat, Vera Luiza Costa e Silva, said. At a meeting with WHO Director-General Margaret Chan on Thurs
TASS (ru)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:33

[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Rights group calls for exposing tobacco industry tactics

Terming the Conference of Parties, which is holding its 6th session (COP6), “a unique opportunity,” the executive coordinator of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection (TN) Nadeem Iqbal emphasised the need to make joint efforts against the tobacco industry.
The News (pk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:33

[Africa, Nigeria] Groups urge Senate to pass Tobacco Control Bill

A coalition of civil society groups have urged the Senate to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, which will be open for public hearing on Wednesday is in conformity with the provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:13

[Russia] MITCHELL: World Health Organization Ignores Ebola - Focuses on Taxing Tobacco Instead - Daniel J. Mitchell

But presumably there is a legitimate government role in preventing something like infectious diseases. So why isn’t WHO focused solely on things such as Ebola and SARS rather than engaging in ideological campaigns to expand the size and scope of governme
Town Hall
added Oct 14, 2014 01:28

[Russia] JOHNSON: The UN’s health agency works on a global tobacco tax in secret

took a hostile and alarming turn on Monday when the public was kicked out of the meeting. The tyrannical attack on the principles of transparency and accountability took place when delegates from more than 175 countries who are part of the Framework Conv
Washington Times
added Oct 13, 2014 16:56

Russia makes progress in fight against smoking — WHO chief

At a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chan thanked him for his leadership skills and devotion to the cause. She recalled that at one of the previous meetings, Putin told her he wants to improve the health of Russians and make them drink les
TASS (ru)
added Oct 13, 2014 16:54

[Russia] WHO FCTC throws out public at Moscow Meeting: “What do they have to hide?”, asks JTI

COP is again hijacked by tobacco control lobbyists who freely exercise undue influence. We urge the FCTC to take every remaining opportunity to fix this broken process and to respect rules of good governance, rather than institutionalizing a policy of clo
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:10

Russia will join protocol for elimination of illicit tobacco trade — health minister

Russia will join the international protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said at the opening ceremony of the sixth conference of the parties to the World Health Organization’s Framework Conve
TASS (ru)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:55

Russia plans to raise tobacco taxes

Russia, which has introduced strict anti-smoking legislation, was hosting a five-day World Health Organisation conference that has brought together some 1,500 delegates from signatory countries of the international body’s Framework Convention on Tobacco
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:23

[Europe, Russia] ROSS: WHO Tobacco Treaty Will Make It Harder For Smokers To Quit

are doing their best to impede, rather than promote, a potentially miraculous new technology devoted to that very goal: electronic cigarettes... The big nonprofits eagerly accept vast sums from the pharmaceutical companies whose nicotine-replacement produ
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:11
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