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Earmarked tobacco taxes: lessons learnt from nine countries (PDF)

this document describes the challenges, set-backs and achievements of nine countries in the six WHo regions (botswana, Egypt, Iceland, Panama, the Philippines, Poland, romania, thailand and Viet Nam) that have introduced laws for earmarking tax revenue
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:09
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Russian smokers down 17% since 2013

On the 2-year anniversary of Russia's historic tobacco control law, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported encouraging prevalence numbers. The number of smokers in Russia has fallen by about 17% since the adoption of tobacco control le
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:31
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6% Less smokers in Russia since smoking ban entered into force

number of smokers in Russia has dropped 6 percent since the country adopted a strong tobacco control legislation last year. The opinion poll shows that that the percentage of smokers has decreased from 41 to 35 percent in the past year.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:43
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BATES: Letter to WHO on low risk alternatives to smoking: a reader’s guide

commentary on the text of the letter: so here is my ‘reader’s guide’. The letter text is picked out as quotes in boxes with a commentary beneath each section. Note: the commentary and interpretation are mine, and only the text is endorsed by the signat
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Jun 3, 2014 20:04
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Russian Federation launches largest social media campaign in the last 3 years to curb tobacco use

the largest anti-tobacco social media campaign in Russia in the last 3 years. It is running as a display on 1000 billboards and 3000 street posters, and is supported by a video... This campaign is another example of the serious efforts of the country to t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:28
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[Asia] Important tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

approved the Law on increasing taxes, including taxes on tobacco products. Tobacco taxes for different types of tobacco will increase as of 2015......adopted a new Governmental regulation mandating pictorial health warnings on tobacco products.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:07
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Conference on World No Tobacco Day highlights efforts to reduce tobacco use in Slovenia

At the conference, Helena Koprivnikar of the NIPH said: "Increasing the rate of taxation and thus the price of tobacco products is the most effective component of any comprehensive tobacco control programme and the most cost-effective measure."
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 27, 2014 16:32
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RAISING TAX ON TOBACCO: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (PDF)

is the most cost-effective solution for reducing tobacco use in all types of settings. The experience of the Philippines and other countries, including Egypt, France and Turkey, shows that raising tobacco taxes is feasible and has real benefits for the he
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 6, 2014 14:23
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WHO European tobacco control status report 2013 (PDF)

A strong and comprehensive approach to the WHO FCTC has shown that tough laws work •• therein lies the key to saving lives.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:21
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[Brazil, Europe, Turkey] Do tobacco control measures reduce tobacco use? Evidence from research and practice

Regional Office for Europe took the opportunity to organize a seminar at the European Parliament in order to present the most effective key measures to reduce smoking and the scientific evidence supporting the different issues addressed by the Directive.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:00
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