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Top secret document shows WHO plans to classify e-cigarettes the same as regular cigarettes

A leaked confidential document has confirmed that the World Health Organisation is planning to classify e-cigarettes the same as regular cigarettes. The document confirms that WHO considers e-cigarettes a "threat" to public health and intends to sideline
Times of India
added May 30, 2014 06:09
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[Europe] Countries urged to sink health risks from asbestos, second-hand smoke and toxic chemicals by 2015

30 countries at the third meeting of the Environment and Health Task Force agreed to boost action to free Europe from asbestos-related diseases and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke and toxic chemicals. The meeting took place in Brussels, Belgium on
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 16, 2013 12:49
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WHO: Tobacco Control Measures Avert Millions of Deaths

. A new WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2013 shows hundreds of millions of non-smokers are less likely to start smoking because of national anti-tobacco campaigns that are reaching three billion people worldwide.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jul 11, 2013 12:06
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WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2013: Enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship [FULL TEXT] (PDF)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 11, 2013 12:02
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ALCOHOL AND SMOKING CAUSE 36 MILLION DEATHS WORLDWIDE

"Noncommunicable diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide," said Douglas Bettcher, one of the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the last report about death causes in the world.
The Leader Newspaper, S.L. / CIF (es)
added Jan 13, 2013 23:40
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Twelve countries sign UN treaty to combat illegal tobacco trade

Representatives from France, Gabon, Libya, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Panama, the Republic of Korea, South Africa, Syria, Turkey and Uruguay signed the UN Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products during a ceremony at the UN World Health Organizat
WebWire
added Jan 11, 2013 08:16
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FREUDENBERG: Big Tobacco v Global Health: Time for New Strategies

Effective tobacco control will require responding to four global trends. First, the tobacco industry is consolidating. By approving BAT's buy-out of the 57 percent of Reynolds it didn't already own, the shareholders made Big Tobacco a more powerful and c
Common Dreams
added Jul 24, 2017 17:19
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI urges new WHO D-G to 'get back to basics'

is calling on the newly elected director-general...it charged that the WHO today "has become ideology-driven, engaging in a fight against businesses, tobacco growers, and vapers when it should open itself up to scrutiny and see the merit of initiatives th
The Edge (my)
added May 25, 2017 21:15
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Earmarked tobacco taxes: lessons learnt from nine countries

This publication looks at the experience of nine countries that have an experience in earmarking tobacco tax revenues for health purposes. It describes the challenges, setbacks and achievements of those countries in this field. The studies of the nine co
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:04
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World Health Organization Recommends “Mandated Reductions in Nicotine to Minimally Addictive Levels”

22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Could Facilitate Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy / (WHO) Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) has recommended “a policy of limiting the sale of cigarettes to brands with a nicotine content tha
Business Wire
added Jul 11, 2016 21:42
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