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[Switzerland] Protecting present and future generations

The Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO FCTC will be convened in Geneva (Switzerland), at the seat of the Convention Secretariat, from 1 to 6 October 2018. If 40 Parties to the treaty become Parties to the Protocol to Elimina
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:03
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WHO marks 70th birthday: “Universal health coverage, everyone, everywhere”

On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use.
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:18
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WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: “The enjoyment of t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 5, 2018 15:48
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O'NEILL: Should Hong Kong ban e-cigarettes?

Next month Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will discuss a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products. What should it do? It could follow the example of Macau and Singapore. In January, Macau amended its Tobacco Prevention and C
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:47
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[Australia] 5 Years of Failure: Global Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging / An Open Letter: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (PDF)

Other solutions exist that do not infringe on intellectual property rights and are closely linked to a marked reduction in the adult smoking rate....plain packaging itself is associated with significant unintended consequences that continue to plague Au
Property Rights Alliance
added Mar 23, 2018 19:53
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[South Africa] WHO’s Director-General flagged three ways to control the tobacco epidemic

During the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH 2018), Dr Tedros, Director-General of the WHO, opened the plenary with a remarkable speech where he stressed that global tobacco control efforts are gaining accelerated momentum but there is mu
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:39
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Potential health impact of strong tobacco control policies in 11 South Eastern WHO European Region countries

The projections show that large health effects can be achieved and the results can be used as an advocacy tool towards acceleration of the enforcement of tobacco control laws in WHO European Region countries.
European Journal of Public Health
added Mar 26, 2018 14:59
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[South Africa] 10 March 2018: the WHO FCTC Knowledge Hubs adopted a statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-free World

"We will not seek or accept funding from or otherwise collaborate with the Foundation or any of its officers, agents or representatives. · We will not collaborate on projects or activities that receive funding or other support from the Foundation. ''
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:40
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New UN health agency regulation guidelines aim to help countries end ‘reign’ of tobacco industry

“Tobacco product regulation is an under-utilized tool which has a critical role to play in reducing tobacco use [and] these new tools provide a useful resource to countries to either introduce or improve existing tobacco product regulation provisions and
UN News Service
added Mar 10, 2018 16:55
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Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity (PDF)

This is to provide a useful, comprehensible and easy guide for regulators and policymakers on how to test tobacco products, what products to test, and how to use testing data in a meaningful way to support regulation. The importance of laboratory testing
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:48
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