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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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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia introduces tough new tobacco law

Georgia introduced the first part of the country’s new comprehensive tobacco control law on Tuesday, 1 May 2018. The new law, which was passed by the Parliament of Georgia last year, was warmly welcomed by the Convention Secretariat. Andrew Black, the Tea
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Smoking Rates Around the World

The WHO lists on its websites these three important facts about tobacco use: Tobacco kills up to half of its users. Tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year. More than 6 million of those deaths are from direct tobacco use. Around 890, 000 non-
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:42
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[Thailand] New WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub opens to help Parties counter tobacco industry interference

The Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) launched a new Knowledge Hub to track tobacco industry interference in public policy-making. The new center will be located in Bangkok at the Thammasat University’s School of Globa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:17
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Ukraine: 20% reduction in smokers since 2010

Ukraine has strengthened its anti-tobacco legislation resulting in this reduction in the proportion of the population who smoke. At the launch of the GATS results, Dr Marthe Everard, WHO Representative and Head of the WHO Country Office in Ukraine noted:
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:19
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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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The case for the WHO Advisory Note, Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy

examine the potential feasibility of reduced nicotine content cigarettes as an approach to tobacco control, and to describe the context in which this approach could be considered. This approach is bold, but worth serious consideration. Why? Because the to
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2016 15:57
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[Asia] Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry

An "international coalition" consisting of 47 organizations ... signed a letter and sent to World Health Organization...individual members of the anti-plain packaging coalition have also received tobacco industry funding. Other signatories count tobacco c
Asian Tribune
added Jun 17, 2016 02:41
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