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The entry into force of the Protocol is becoming imminent with Chad’s and Brazil’s accession

With the accession by Chad and Brazil, respectively on 13th and 14th June 2018, the Protocol now has 39 Parties and only two more are needed [1] by 2nd of July for the Protocol to enter into force on time to hold the first session of the Meeting of the P
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:37
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2000-2025 Second edition

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 15, 2018 09:20
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2000-2025, second edition (PDF)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 15, 2018 09:20
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[Europe] WHO and EU clash with tobacco industry over plain packaging effectiveness

The industry says plain packaging has no visible impact on smoking rates while it opens the door to black markets. On the contrary, the WHO insists on the effectiveness of the measure and rules out any link to illicit trade. From its side, the EU has ad
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 00:28
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[Europe] Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefit
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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VIDEO: This is the devastating toll smoking takes on your heart

This grim video from the World Health Organisation reveals the devastating toll smoking takes on your HEART.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 20:44
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VIDEO: Watch what cigarettes really do to your HEART: Shocking video reveals how the habit damages the organ

A shocking video has revealed the full extent of the damage caused to the heart by smoking. Released by the World Health Organization (WHO), it aims to raise awareness of the effect of cigarettes on the heart and encourage smokers to quit. The 30-secon
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:25
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Happy World No Tobacco Day: with all our heart for already 30 years!

The World No Tobacco Day is celebrating its 30th anniversary today. Initiated by the World Health Organization in 1988, the event has showcased different topics every year, from smoking cessation to second-hand smoke, tobacco industry interference, tobac
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Europe] WHO promotes No Tobacco Day, but says smoking rising in poorer nations

Consumption in the developing world is rising fast as companies aggresively market their products there, unhindered by advertising bans or health warnings, and replacing consumers in the West who have given up, or died. "As the report explains, only one
EuroNews
added Jun 4, 2018 14:20
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Welcome promotion of the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC during this year’s World Health Assembly

The Convention Secretariat has started promoting the 8th Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC during the WHO Walk the Talk initiative the day before the beginning of the WHA71. The Convention Secretariat's staff has walked and at the same time has p
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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