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Libya Among Twelve Countries Signing UN Treaty to Combat Illegal Tobacco Trade

Tripoli Post (ly)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:35

Kosovo adopts strong and comprehensive tobacco control law

Kosovo has adopted a comprehensive tobacco control law in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The measures include: 100% smoke-free indoor public places, workplaces, and public transportation, as well as specified outdo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 13:39

WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28

[Asia] Tobacco control in Uzbekistan – next steps

Uzbekistan ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in 2012 and is continuously working towards its implementation. According to the Global Tobacco Control Report 2012, the adult daily smoking prevalence was 10%. This number doe
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2014 10:18

[Asia-pacific, East Timor, India] Southeast Asian Health Ministers Sign Anti-Tobacco Declaration

The Dili Declaration called on governments, United Nations agencies and partners to accelerate tobacco control in the region which accounts for over one-third of the world's tobacco use. "Tobacco kills 1.3 million people in the region every year, includi
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:31

Tide turning in China's battle against tobacco

China's Health Minister Chen Zhu on Wednesday became the first person from the Chinese mainland -- home to one third of the world's smokers -- to receive a prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) award on tobacco control.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 20, 2012 13:42

Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29

[Malta] Claims by electronic cigarette adverts still go against Maltese legislation

Environment Health Directorate says claims being made by marketers of electronic cigarettes could be going against established legislation and recommendations by the WHO.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 6, 2012 12:43

[Trinidad And Tobago] ADI Factsheet: Strong link between dementia, smoking

On July 9, in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), ADI launched a new fact sheet revealing the strong link between smoking and the risk of dementia. A pre-launch event took place in Geneva, Switzerland, shortly before the official launch
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:32

[Africa, South Africa] WHO bullying burley tobacco growers

Having failed to reduce the demand for tobacco, the World Health Organisation is directing its attack at "the soft underbelly" of the industry - the growers, says Francois van der Merwe, chairman of the Africa region of the International Tobacco Growers' (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jul 25, 2012 22:57
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