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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control Groups Ask Senate to Pass Bill

have urged the Nigerian senators to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, is passed under the current administration to give Nigerians a reassurance that they are committed to protecting public health as their representatives.
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:37
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[Russia] Tobacco Companies Could Use E-Cigarettes to Reenter Public Health Policy: Advocacy Group

"E-cigarettes could become an avenue for tobacco industry to reinsert itself into public health policy making," Stewart said. "[WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control] definitely recommends regulating them [e-cigarettes] in a similar manner to toba
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:31
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[Russia] World Health Organisation calls for urgent probe into e-cigarettes

a global investigation into the control and prevention of e-cigarettes. A WHO survey, revealed at its Convention on Tobacco Control in Moscow this week, found that e-cigarettes are classed as non-tobacco products in many countries and that the ingredients
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:37
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WHO Praises Russia's Efforts to Reduce Smoking in Country

The head of the secretariat of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) on Friday positively assessed Russia's effort to eradicate the country's smoking habit.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:36
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[Russia] WHO cautions: "Do not let fox guard chickens"

Dr Chan asserted that “tobacco control unquestionably is the biggest, surest and best opportunity to save some millions of lives.” She was addressing the opening plenary of the Sixth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Conventio
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:33
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[Russia] BULLETIN Day 5

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE IN THE COP
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 17, 2014 12:57
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JACKSON: Ebola may be in the headlines, but tobacco is another killer in Africa

story of injustice and inequality. While transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) take home humungous profits, such as the £5.5bn UK-based British American Tobacco (BAT) pocketed in 2013, each year they leave more than half a trillion dollars (pdf) of econo
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 10:52
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The Netherlands: Dutch government sued over WHO FCTC violations

The Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation is taking the Kingdom of the Netherlands to court to end the structural and excessive influence exerted by the tobacco lobby on government anti-smoking policies.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:11
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[UK] BATES: Review of the FCA COP-6 position on e-cigarettes

sets a out a position that reflects a careful navigation through the middle ground between the pro- and anti- harm reduction factions in that alliance, while basically not saying too much that is wrong or likely to cause harm. It is a real achievement tha
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Oct 16, 2014 18:08
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[Africa, Russia] ATHERTON: World Health Org's $20m, Secret, Taxpayer-Funded Meeting in Moscow Could Result in $33-A-Pack Cigarettes

fully occupied in Moscow talking tobacco in preference to what many would say is the far more pressing need of the Ebola outbreak. What has really created dissent is the secret nature of the Moscow event. No media is allowed, and the votes taking place –
breitbart.com
added Oct 16, 2014 11:42
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