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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
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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
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Trinidad And Tobago] ALI: Call to restrict use of e-cigarettes

The WHO report was published ahead of a meeting involving all countries that have signed up to an international convention on tobacco control. TT is more than likely to attend that meeting in October, when new global guidelines could be agreed. In the
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:09
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WHO urges China tobacco tax rise amid smoking boom

The World Health Organization is urging China to raise tobacco taxes, saying tariffs are an effective deterrent in curbing consumption, even as data showed separately that cigarette smoking in China is rising as the economy cools. WHO Director-General Ma
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 19, 2012 06:53
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Four country case studies now available in Russian language

Tobacco control in practice is a series of country case studies illustrating the implementation of various articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). These documents are now also available in Russian and focus on a specific a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 1, 2015 12:15
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