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[Europe] Quantifying the influence of tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

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 Control, additional governa
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 03:16

[Africa, Zimbabwe] van der MERWE: Rights of tobacco farmers under threat

The successful annual Africa regional conference of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association held in Zimbabwe in June inevitably had the local pundits and organisations such as the Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnationals (Natt) sounding
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Aug 10, 2014 22:02

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control at 10: its power for global health and development in the 21st century

In a guest blog for Edward Elgar, Jonathan Liberman explains that the (WHO FCTC) carries great legal and political power for global health and development in the 21st century. Jonathan’s blog draws on his chapter The Power of the WHO FCTC: Understanding i
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Aug 8, 2014 12:15


The Anti Tobacco Network of Botswana (ATNB) has reiterated its commitment to fight illicit tobacco trade in the country. The organisation held a press conference this week to brief the media about tobacco activities and policies. They also enlightened jo
The Voice [The Francistowner] (bw)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:28

Africa Focus: Zimbabwe ratifies tobacco control treaty

in a development that is going to strengthen the country's voice on world tobacco control matters. The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Andrew Matibiri confirmed to Xinhua Wednesday that President Robert Mugabe acceded to the treaty o
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 31, 2014 12:11

[Nigeria] OLUWAFEMI: Pass Tobacco Control Bill Now!

Speech by Akinbode Oluwafemi, Director, Corporate Accountability & Administration, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), at a civil society press briefing on the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) Public Hearing in Abuja
Elombah Communications (uk)
added Jul 20, 2014 10:08

[Africa, India, Nigeria] Betty Abah: Our threatened 'pikins' and the tobacco profiteers

We must summon the courage to go the way of other Africa countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Togo among others that passed effective smoke-free laws. We must summon the courage to say ‘no, not again, not our children, soulless Big Tobacco’.
DailyPost (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:28

[Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe] NATT Cautions African Governments Against Tobacco Lobbyists

The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT), has asked African governments, to be alert of the ploy of tobacco industry lobbyists at the October conference on economic-viability alternatives in Moscow. NATT, a coalition of more than 1
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09

Deputy Healthcare Minister: Legalisation of marijuana impossible in Russia now

The official also commented on the situation in Russia where electronic cigarettes had been getting more popular and on the fact that they were outside the new anti-tobacco regulations. “Well, electronic cigarettes are a rather new product, and the attit
TASS (ru)
added Jul 12, 2014 10:36

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Growers Participate in Sector Regulation

THE International Tobacco Growers Association Africa (ITGA) Regional meeting called for the participation of tobacco growers in the formulation of regulations and policies that are threatening the production of tobacco around the world. The production of
added Jul 11, 2014 07:33
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