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[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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[Philippines, Russia] Exclusion of cigarette firms from WHO meet questioned

(JTI) said shutting out the public—including industry members and media—from the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was “highly questionable” and showed “lack of transparency,” ci
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 12, 2014 21:53
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[Netherlands] Dutch court first to find that global tobacco treaty can trump national law

this case is the first time a court has cited the FCTC as the primary legal justification for overturning a weak tobacco control law. In 2011, a Belgian court cited the FCTC along with several principles of national law when eliminating an exception in a
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:37
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[Ukraine, USA] Canada boycotts world tobacco meeting because it’s in Russia

Eve Adams, the parliamentary secretary to Health Minister Rona Ambrose, called the event a farcical international conference... said the withdrawal from the meeting was meant to send a signal that Canada stands with the people of Ukraine against Russian
Canadian Press
added Oct 11, 2014 11:48
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[Russia] FCA Policy briefing: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (PDF)

 Parties should take careful note of the WHO report to COP on ENDS.  Because of differences in regulatory systems and national circumstances, it will be difficult to reach consensus at COP6 on specific regulatory approaches to ENDS.  Some overarching c
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2014 16:06
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[Russia] Ahead of Global Meeting, Big Tobacco Seeks to Derail Progress on Life-Saving Tobacco Taxes

Dr. da Costa e Silva is absolutely right: governments should ignore this invitation from ITIC. This meeting is aimed at muddying the truth about tobacco taxes and helping the tobacco industry sell more of its lethal products, which are the world’s numbe
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:58
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[Russia] Take action: Kick Big Tobacco out

support Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the tobacco treaty's secretariat, in kicking Big Tobacco out of global tobacco treaty talks next week -- so that governments can institute lifesaving tobacco control measures without the tobacco industr
Corporate Accountability International
added Oct 8, 2014 06:11
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[Africa, Russia, Zimbabwe] Farmers cry foul over exclusion

The International Tobacco Growers Association has complained over the exclusion of agricultural experts from the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's 6th meeting which will be held in Moscow from October 13 to 18 as this wi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:48
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[Russia, USA] WHO Meets in Moscow, Plans New Cigarette Taxes

“Given Russia’s ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the U.S. government is suspending some activities with Russia and will not participate this year at the FCTC being held in Moscow later this month,” Bill Hall, director
Washington Free Beacon
added Oct 6, 2014 18:14
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[Russia] News

Sponsors Only: Russia - Minimum Selling Price for Cigarettes Discussed / 26 SEP, 2014 Sponsors Only: Russia - Minister of Finance announces tobacco excise tax increase 18 SEP, 2014
International Tax and Investment Center
added Oct 6, 2014 10:35
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