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[Australia] John Oliver Takes Down Big Tobacco / Exposing how tobacco companies target kids, bully countries around the world

took just 18 minutes for political satirist John Oliver to rip those claims to shreds ... It deserves a serious response from countries around the world. Governments should enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use as required by the international toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 18, 2015 11:52
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[China, North Carolina] The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

China National runs more than 160 cigarette brands, manufactured in about 100 factories across the country, and uses its earnings to invest in banks, luxury hotels, a hydroelectric plant, a golf course, and even drugmakers. Most of its money goes to its o
Bloomberg News
added Feb 11, 2015 23:34
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[Indonesia] Jokowi urged to sign tobacco treaty to protect children

A petition has been launched calling on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to ratify the UN’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which was passed to prevent the tobacco industry from targeting children.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:55
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[UK] Standardised Packaging for Tobacco Products: Recent evidence from Australia and United Kingdom (PDF)

It is recommended that standardised packaging for tobacco products be implemented in the UK without any further delay. The evidence is clear that standardised packaging is effective and important for public health.
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:03
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GLOBAL PUBLIC POLICY: DOES THE NEW VENUE FOR TRANSNATIONAL TOBACCO CONTROL CHALLENGE THE OLD WAY OF DOING THINGS?

the implementation of the FCTC has been slow and uneven, reflecting the continued importance of domestic policy environments, most of which are not conducive to major policy change.
Public Administration
added Jan 16, 2015 12:37
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TOBACCO CARVE OUT: A BAD SOLUTION TO A NONEXISTENT PROBLEM

A proposal to exclude any legal product or sector – including tobacco – from international trade and investment agreements is a flawed policy that would undermine the rule of law and deny a legal industry access to justice.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 15, 2015 10:49
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[Botswana] ATN condemns Tobacco Industry's campaign

ATN criticised the irresponsible conduct of, and fatal deception by British American Tobacco Botswana (BATB) ... in a campaign created to undermine and compete with more effective youth smoking prevention campaigns sponsored by the Government and non-gove
Mmegi (bw)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:35
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Never-Smoking Youth in 168 Countries

smoking parents and/or peers are the key factors. Study findings highlight the need to develop and implement comprehensive smoke-free policies consistent with the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 13, 2015 14:33
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[Asia] WHO praises tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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