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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: E-cigarettes are not innocuous

The Gazette notes that a group of 53 leading medical experts wrote the World Health Organization (WHO) extolling the virtues of e-cigarettes but neglects to mention that a second group of 129 public health and medical authorities also wrote to WHO Direct
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:05
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Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day

Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day 04-07-2014 On 31 May 2014, the second "No Smoking Film Festival" was launched in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. There were many prominent people that participated in the event - the Ministry of Health, the mem
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 4, 2014 11:02
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[South Africa] SA signs tobacco smuggling treaty

South Africa has signed a new international treaty that aims to stop the smuggling of tobacco, the National Council Against Smoking said on Friday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:29
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Tobacco and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Online Q&A / Q: What is the global impact of tobacco use? A: Tobacco consumption is the single largest preventable cause of death, killing more than 7 million people each year, of which more than 6 million are users or ex-users of tobacco, and around 89
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 20, 2017 15:34
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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GLANTZ: WHO issues new report on e-cigs; contains cautious read of science and sensible policy recommendations

the single most important statement is "The magnitude of these risks is likely to be smaller than from tobacco smoke, although there is not enough research to quantify the relative risk of ENDS/ENNDS over combustible products. Therefore, no specific figur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 8, 2016 20:38
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Despite smokers decrease, Vietnam listed in 15 nations with most smokers

Though the number of Vietnamese smokers reduced, the country is still one of nations who have high rate of smokers in the world, said the Ministry of Health at a meeting held yesterday in response to the No Tobacco Week and the World No Tobacco Day
Vietnam Net
added May 27, 2016 22:21
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[Europe] Plain tobacco packaging encourages more people to stop smoking and fewer to start

A new evidence brief by WHO/Europe — Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation — provides evidence of the effectiveness of plain packaging measures in smoking prevention and cessation.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:48
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WHO plans to regulate e-cigarettes in same way as normal tobacco ($$)

Leaked documents seen by the Financial Times revealed that parts of the WHO are keen to classify the battery-powered devices as tobacco under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a WHO treaty that obliges governments to curtail smoking rates acros
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:22
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Majority of adults in Poland support smoke-free public places

In January 2014, Poland released its results from a tobacco survey conducted during November 2013, surveying adults 15 years and older. Highlights from the 2013 tobacco survey in Poland are as follows: Approximately 27% of men, 18% of women and 22% over
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:56
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