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[Africa, Nigeria] ADEOYE: The unprotected species

Nigeria signed and ratified the FCTC in 2004 and 2005 respectively. As a party, Nigeria is obligated to domesticate the treaty and this has come in form of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB)... unfortunately, the Bill was not signed into law by Pres
National Mirror (ng)
added Mar 20, 2015 22:46
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[USA] What it would take to rid the world of smoking forever

The proportion of the total global population that smokes decreased 42 percent for women and 25 percent for men between 1980 and 2012. Four countries—Canada, Iceland, Mexico, and Norway—have reduced smoking by more than half in both genders since 1980.
Vox Media
added Mar 20, 2015 12:38
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
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Russian Federation launches largest social media campaign in the last 3 years to curb tobacco use

the largest anti-tobacco social media campaign in Russia in the last 3 years. It is running as a display on 1000 billboards and 3000 street posters, and is supported by a video... This campaign is another example of the serious efforts of the country to t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:28
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health fights for smoking-free nations

Global and regional advocates of tobacco control on Tuesday called on more multi-party partnerships and collaborations to decrease the cigarette users and other related products, such as shisha and electronic cigarettes, amid the unending pressure and tac
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:37
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[Australia, Uruguay] Bloomberg and Gates launch fund to fight Big Tobacco

Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Bill Gates have launched an anti-smoking legal fund designed to help lower-income countries defend their tobacco-control laws against lawsuits by cigarette companies. The fund will raise the pressure on the tobacco industr
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:05
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[UK] MAYNARD/EVANS-REEVES: Flower shows and festivals: tobacco industry hospitality and MP voting

the issue of tobacco industry funding remains a contentious one; if the thousands spent on MPs at the tobacco industry’s expense did have an impact on voting behaviour, then this is yet another way that the tobacco industry is managing to undermine Articl
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:27
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[Africa, South Africa] Call for phasing out of tobacco products by 2040

VITALITY Institute head Derek Yach has joined global public health experts in calling for the sale of tobacco products to be phased out by 2040, in an article published on Friday in the UK medical journal The Lancet. The US-based institute was establish
Business Day (za)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:55
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[Australia, UK] Plain packaging does not violate Big Tobacco’s intellectual property rights

that this measure is lawful and effective is further reinforced by a multilateral treaty adopted under the auspices of the World Health Organisation and introduced in 2005, under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). This treaty aims to prot
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 16, 2015 10:42
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Exposing and addressing tobacco industry conduct in low-income and middle-income countries

The inexorable rise in global deaths from tobacco is increasingly driven by trends in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs)1 where, by 2030, it is estimated that 6·8 million of the 8·3 million tobacco-related deaths will occur.2 The changing glo
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:39
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