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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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[Russia] Tobacco lobby aims to derail WHO on tax increases

A tobacco-industry funded lobby group will attempt to derail a World Health Organisation summit aimed at agreeing increased taxes on smoking, according to leaked documents seen by the Financial Times. The International Tax and Investment Centre, which is
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 10:27
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[Russia, USA, Kentucky] SHAW: US to skip Putin’s WHO tobacco conference

a proposal to add a new 75 percent excise tax on cigarettes would be part of that discussion. ... they could cut down severely on exports, and with a vast number of Americans already out of the labor force, that’s probably more news we don’t need. Of cou
Hot Air (blog)
added Oct 4, 2014 20:33
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[USA] In Putin snub, US will skip global tobacco summit hosted by Russia

will not send a delegation to Moscow this month to participate in global health talks that hold major implications for the tobacco and burgeoning e-cigarette industries. Hosting the World Health Organization summit is a point of pride for Russia, and it
The Hill
added Oct 3, 2014 13:06
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[Switzerland] BERMAN: OPINION Re: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:12
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Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

JTI continues to view the implementation of the FCTC as an opportunity for a practical, effective and proportionate approach to the regulation of tobacco products. JTI is concerned, however, that this opportunity is rapidly being lost.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:08
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[Switzerland] Shutting Out Public from WHO Meetings 'Highly Questionable,' According to International Law Expert

JTI today published an Opinion from leading international law expert Sir Franklin Berman QC, about the WHO's lack of transparency in tobacco-related meetings. ...the public, including the media, was prevented from observing the fifth session of the Confer
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2014 15:06
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[Europe] Quantifying the influence of the tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

we observed that tobacco industry lobbying activity at the EU was associated with significant policy shifts in the EU Tobacco Products Directive legislation towards the tobacco industry's submissions. In the light of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2014 01:26
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