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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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Panama's ban on tobacco advertising protects people’s health

Panama has successfully banned all advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products and plans to introduce plain packaging of all tobacco products and ban tobacco smoking from open spaces. ... In 2008, Panama became the first country in the Am
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2013 10:01
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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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