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[Europe, France, UK, USA] E-cigarette boom prompts debate over benefits

the head of one of Europe's leading electronic cigarette industry groups has slammed the World Health Organization (WHO) for its lack of support for the booming e-cigarette market.
GlobalPost
added Dec 22, 2013 14:56
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European Union to sign Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

On 2 December 2013, the European Union (EU), a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), signed the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. This is a very important development in the WHO European Region, also
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 6, 2013 19:00
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The 10 leading causes of death by income group (2011)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 23, 2013 06:23
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WHO to make Russians smoke cigarette butts

Smoking in Russia may soon become an extremely costly activity. ... Black market is the main argument of the opponents of raising excise taxes on tobacco products. Indeed, the threat of growth of uncontrolled market of tobacco products is extremely high
Pravda Online
added Jun 17, 2013 12:38
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World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2013 / Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

A comprehensive ban of all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship is required under the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) for all Parties to this treaty within five years of the entry into force of the Convention for that Pa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 01:04
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[Uganda] 17% of children start smoking at nine - report

The principle medical officer, Mental Health and Control of Substance at the Ministry of Health, Dr Sheila Ndyanabangi, said: “While some of these children do smoke, a big per centage of them use tobacco products such as Kuber. This is a smoke free tobac
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:42
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[Latin America] Brazil establishes Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health, PALOP countries set to benefit

rtuguese-speaking countries in Africa (PALOP) and their Latin American counterparts are set to benefit from the inauguration on Monday (25 March) of a Centre for the Study of Tobacco and Health (CETAB) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:32
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Tobacco industry monitoring database

articles related to the tobacco industry and groups and individuals that operate to advance goals that benefit the tobacco industry’s interests. Whenever possible, preference is given to the inclusion of articles that contain quotations from, or specific
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 6, 2013 12:35
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SULLUM: WHO Says Vaping Must Be Banned Because It Looks Like Smoking

Michael Siegel notes that the World Health Organization is urging countries to ban electronic cigarettes because they "undermine the denormalization of tobacco use." True, they do not contain tobacco, and using them does not involve inhaling any combusti
Reason Magazine
added Oct 26, 2012 15:55
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[Asia] Nonprofits closing doors as India cuts access to funds

The Institute of Public Health has worked closely with the federal and Karnataka state government on several health-related and anti-tobacco campaigns. It will have to halt its programs without donations from foreign groups like the World Health Organiza
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2017 18:34
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