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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 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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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Reporting on the implementation of the Convention Parties' reports: Canada

Date of submission of report: 10 April 2014 Full report pdf, 1.20Mb
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 20, 2014 10:02
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Theme for World No Tobacco Day 2014: tobacco taxes

Increasing the price of tobacco through higher taxes is the single most effective way to decrease consumption and encourage tobacco users to quit. A tax increase also directly benefits governments through increased revenues, which can be used for tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 30, 2014 12:41
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Slightly more than half of men in Greece smoke

On 27 January 2014, Greece released its Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) results. GATS surveyed adults 15 years of age or older. Highlights from the 2013 GATS Greece survey are as follows: * 51.2% of men, 25.7% of women, and 38.2% overall (3.5 million
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59
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[Massachusetts] Conference Announcement: Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century

How do international laws and institutions regarding tobacco, trade, investment, agriculture and economic development intersect? What are the implications for global tobacco control efforts? How should public health concerns be taken into account in inte
Harvard Law Bulletin
added Jan 21, 2013 16:45
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