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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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[India] 'WHO contemplating ban on tobacco worldwide'

"The World Health Organisation (WHO) is contemplating on banning tobacco and its products all over the world in a few years' time," said Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare Sudip Bandhopadhyay and adviced the farmers cultivating tobacco t
Star of Mysore (in)
added Jul 6, 2012 04:58
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International Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging

To: Dr. Margaret Chan ... We write as a coalition of 47 think tanks, advocacy groups and organizations in response to proposed plain packaging tobacco control measures, and by the announcements by several countries of their interest in such policies. Fi
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 18:12
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[Africa] Sierra Leone News: Smoking claims six million lives each year -WHO

during a meeting held in Makeni, on Friday February 3rd 2017. Health Education Manager, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Lansana Conteh described tobacco epidemic as devastating but preventable. The CDC said, “Cigarette smoking is responsible for more t
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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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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[Africa] WHO Urges Nigeria To Rectify Law Against Tobacco

The Coordinator of WHO in Lagos, Dr Sunday Abidoye, made the call in Lagos at an event organised by the UN Information Centre (UNIC), the Nigeria Heart Foundation and the UN Association of Nigeria. The event, jointly organised to commemorate ”World
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:13
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Plain packaging of tobacco products: EVIDENCE, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION (PDF) (86pp)

this publication is divided into four parts. Part 1 first defines the concept of plain packaging and distinguishes it from other packaging and labelling measures. In doing so, it also identifies those provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2016 21:06
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The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: an overview (PDF)

Parties have to ensure that any interaction with the tobacco industry is carried out with maximum transparency, and in relation to tracking and tracing, Parties must not delegate any of their obligations to the tobacco industry.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2016 23:14
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[Africa, Ivory Coast] WHO not doing enough to roll back tobacco -NGO

Head of the UNESCO University Committee Club against Drug (GLUCOD) Lacina Tall has asserted.The GLUCOD chairman was speaking during a workshop ahead of the adoption at the Ivorian National Assembly of an anti-tobacco draft bill to battle the consumption
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:54
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