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Tobacco promotion creeps in through back door

The tobacco industry is successfully using loopholes in legislation to market its products through social media, product placement, brand sharing and displays at points of sale. The new WHO Tobacco Control Database makes it possible to make comparisons b
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2013 03:17
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54
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[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50
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WHO: Gambia 1st in Africa to develop Clinical Guidelines on Tobacco Cessation

The National Tobacco Cessation Clinical Guidelines for The Gambia was recently launched in the country at a ceremony held at NaNA...WHO supported the development of the clinical guidelines as well as capacity building for senior policymakers on implement
The Daily Observer (gm)
added May 9, 2016 23:48
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[Europe] PARGNEAUX: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century

As a member of the European Parliament (MEP), I have witnessed their constant endeavour to undermine our work during the negotiations to adopt the 2014 Tobacco Directive. The lobbying activities of this industry shouldn't be considered as other strategies
EUobserver.com
added Dec 22, 2015 22:37
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[Asia, China] Wide support seen for nationwide smoking ban

Even some smokers in China support a nationwide smoke-free law, particularly in workplaces, according to a report released on Monday by the World Health Organization and other health agencies.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 20, 2015 09:23
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[Tanzania] WHO anti-tobacco campaigns responsible for dropping prices

ANTI-TOBACCO campaigns being conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) are among factors to blame for the depreciating prices of the cash crop in both the local and world markets, the National Assembly heard.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:40
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] KASPEROWICZ: UN Health Group Plotting Massive Global Tax on Tobacco, Without U.S. Input

The World Health Organization will meet behind closed doors in Russia later this month to vote on a proposal that would encourage most of world’s countries to impose a huge tax on tobacco, one that would double or even triple the price of cigarettes and
The Blaze
added Oct 1, 2014 15:40
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[Uae] Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Illegal sale and use of e-cigarettes continue unchecked in the country despite laws in place. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organ
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:10
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WHO cites Turkey as a reference in struggling smoking

Turkey, which the World Health Organization (WHO) cites to the world as a reference in the struggle against smoking, will explain to 28 countries how to conduct studies on tobacco control within the scope of a project which will include the contributions
World Bulletin (tr)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:56
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