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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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[Switzerland] PHILIP MORRIS BRANDS V. ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF URUGUAY: WRITTEN SUBMISSION (AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF) BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AND THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL SECRETARIAT (PDF)

action taken by Uruguay was taken in light of a substantial body of evidence that large graphic health warnings are an effective means of informing consumers...These bodies of evidence...support the conclusion that the Uruguayan measures in que
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:59
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WHO report highlights Turkey's action against smoking

Turkey is first country to use best measures available to cut tobacco use, report says, as 6m people die of smoking globally each year. World Bulletin / News Desk
World Bulletin (tr)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:08
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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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[Canada] REPORTING INSTRUMENT OF THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL (PDF)

Health Canada... Period of reporting January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013 ... 2. TOBACCO CONSUMPTION AND RELATED HEALTH, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INDICATORS
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 20, 2014 10:16
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WHO condemns misleading use of its name in marketing of heated tobacco products

(BAT) is launching a new heated tobacco product, “glo”. In materials promoting the launch of the product,...BAT has made statements that could be incorrectly perceived as implying that [WHO] is endorsing this product as a less harmful alternative to ciga
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 12, 2018 21:03
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Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
Wikipedia
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21
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WHO urges Cambodia to increase tobacco taxes

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged Cambodia to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products in order to raise state revenues and discourage smokers.
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 20, 2012 03:42
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GLANTZ: WHO report on e-cigarettes

Not surprisingly, the WHO has been attacked by e-cigarette enthusiasts. The report has also attracted support from several public health authorities, including European Public Health Association The Lancet BMJ Italian ISS (equivalent of US NIH)
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:33
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BAT pushes for tobacco harm reduction policy

British American Tobacco (BAT), has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments around the world to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation. The WHO’s own estimates suggest there ar
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:52
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