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[Asia, India] IMA asks WHO to clarify on tobacco report of IB

Indian Medical Association (IMA) is disturbed by recent media coverage of a purported 'intelligence bureau' report stating that restrictions on tobacco use in India would encourage consumption of more injurious toxicants like alcohol and narcotic drugs.".
Times of India
added Sep 18, 2017 05:04
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The Perverse Effect of Sin Taxes: The Rise of Illicit White Cigarettes (PDF)

r results suggest that taxes on legal cigarettes drive the demand for illicit tobacco and especially illicit whites, which are products made legally and then smuggled into markets where tax is not paid. As the WHO ramps up efforts against smoking, gover
American Enterprise Institute
added Sep 18, 2017 14:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Korea advised to limit smoking at public places, cigarette ads: WTO

has recommended South Korea to adopt more stringent regulations to ban cigarette smoking in public places and restrict tobacco advertising and promotions...has been properly implementing four other areas in monitoring, offering help, warning and enforcing
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:27
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From smoking to Ebola, can graphic design save your life?

look at the evolution of cigarette packaging over the past 120 years - and the dramatic fall in the number of smokers. From the Great Plague of London to Ebola, an exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection explores how design decisions can have a major i
Wired
added Sep 8, 2017 15:02
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[Europe] Andorra making a step forward to WHO FCTC and Protocol ratification

Tobacco products advertisement, promotion and sponsorship are not subject to regulation as was taxation for many years. After negotiations with neighbouring countries and to avoid French and Spanish citizens to profit from tax-free products from across t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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Protecting children from tobacco in the WHO European Region Tobacco-free generations (PDF)

Various Member States are already demonstrating that the goal of a tobacco-free European Region is not only crucial, but also attainable. Fully implementing all measures under the WHO FCTC will help to achieve this purpose. In addition, more innovative a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 5, 2017 15:28
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Tobacco-free generations - Protecting children from tobacco in the WHO European Region (2017)

This report highlights ongoing and emerging tobacco-related issues that affect children in the Region and examines the regulatory frameworks, commitments and other tools that Member States should use to protect children from tobacco. This also includes mo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 5, 2017 15:19
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Ukraine: 20% reduction in smokers since 2010

Ukraine has strengthened its anti-tobacco legislation resulting in this reduction in the proportion of the population who smoke. At the launch of the GATS results, Dr Marthe Everard, WHO Representative and Head of the WHO Country Office in Ukraine noted:
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:19
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Global Adult Tobacco Survey Ukraine 2017 (PDF)

In 2017, 23.0% (8.2 million) of all adults in Ukraine reported current tobacco use (self-reported current use of tobacco products on a daily or less than daily basis) in any form (40.1% of males and 8.9% of females). Overall, 22.8% of adults currently sm
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 5, 2017 15:05
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FREUDENBERG: Big Tobacco v Global Health: Time for New Strategies

Effective tobacco control will require responding to four global trends. First, the tobacco industry is consolidating. By approving BAT's buy-out of the 57 percent of Reynolds it didn't already own, the shareholders made Big Tobacco a more powerful and c
Common Dreams
added Jul 24, 2017 17:19
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