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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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GAY: SNAIL MAIL The World Health Organization's perfunctory response to concerns raised about its attitude toward next-generation products bodes ill for the future of tobacco harm reduction.

IT TOOK THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE WHO MORE THAN TWO MONTHS TO SEND A PERFUNCTORY REPLY TO A DETAILED LETTER SIGNED BY 53 SPECIALISTS lN NICOTINE
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 26, 2016 19:56
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[Switzerland] Cigar czar fights for the right to light up

Heinrich Villiger, owner of Villiger Söhne cigar company....The brother of a former president of Switzerland, he is grabbing headlines in the country for opposing plans to tighten restrictions on the tobacco industry. A bigger target is the World Health O
Business Day (za)
added Jan 7, 2016 04:49
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[Asia] Probability of death by NCDs has gone up in India: WHO

In 2012 there were some 1.1 billion smokers worldwide, with over eight out of 10 tobacco smokers smoking daily. Manufactured cigarettes is the most common form of smoked tobacco and is used by over 90 per cent of current smokers. Globally smoking prevalen
Zee News (in)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:26
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World No Tobacco Day 2015: Stop illicit trade of tobacco products

For World No Tobacco Day 2015, we are calling on countries to work together to end the illicit trade of tobacco products. From many angles, the illicit trade of tobacco products is a major global concern, including health, legal and economic, governance
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:15
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[Philippines] Study shows poor people spend more on tobacco

the poorest households in the country spent a larger proportion of their meager income on tobacco than on food, education, health care or savings. The study showed that a Filipino household with an average monthly income of P5,100 spent 2.6 percent o
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:42
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[Taiwan] Call to change laws regulating e-cigarettes

“Electronic cigarettes are a type of cigarette, but some manufacturers market the devices as a healthier alternative to conventional tobacco, which has misled young people into thinking that it is okay to use the product,” Lin Ching-li (林清麗), director of
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:53
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[Africa, Kenya] WHO Wants EAC To Increase Taxes On Tobacco

The East African Community (EAC) Member States are being encouraged to increase taxes on Tobacco to cut down on its intake. The World Health Organization (WHO) has offered to provide technical assistance to the EAC states to develop their capacity to im
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:16
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