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[Asia, India] Appeal to GST Council for highest tobacco tax

Tobacco Free Kerala, a state-based outfit, along with other tobacco control groups in the country, have appealed for the highest tax on tobacco to the GST council. The request was made in view of the 2015 World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Tobacco Ep
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:57
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[India] A Response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 (ENDS) Report (PDF)

Failure to do so will not only put people’s lives and health at IMMEDIATE risk, but also diminish the credibility of the organisation. It is the WHO’s FCTC delegates responsibility at the forthcoming CoP7 to be fully aware of emerging public health trends
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, India] THE WHO IGNORES THE VOICES OF 20 MILLION SUCCESSFUL EX-SMOKERS (PDF)

On 2nd October, INNCO wrote to Margaret Chan, Chairman of The World Health Organisation, enclosing its response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 report ‘Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS/ENNDS)’ and formally requ
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:50
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[UK] STIMSON: Britain must speak up for e-cigarettes — the health of the world’s smokers depends on it

UK health officials are discussing this today in Brussels with their European colleagues. Will they push the EU to speak up for safer alternative sources of nicotine? I hope so. Will they succeed? It will require strength and grit. So far, France is the
The Spectator (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44
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Who's WHO? Six candidates named for next World Health Organisation chief

Dr Miklós Szócska The Hungarian nominee, lauded as the first health minister to manage a full four years in office, has implemented a wide range of public health regulations, from banning smoking in public to adding a tax on food and beverages with added
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:59
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[Europe] BATE: The Rise Of Illicit Tobacco

Our results are in my paper “Smoking Out Illicit Trade”...a significant minority of smokers are annoyed about high tax rates...Without assistance from international security experts and tobacco producers, and no funds to offer signatories in technical as
Forbes
added Sep 23, 2016 19:59
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[UK] SNOWDON: The government’s great triumph on smoking: it left e-cigarettes alone

What Arnott cannot quite bring herself to say is that it is the e-cigarette, not big government interference, that has been the game-changer... All this has been achieved without a penny being spent by government. It has happened despite the active resist
The Spectator (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:35
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO warns of intensified tobacco industry interference

In a statement, the WHO said there is a need for member-states to be more vigilant against efforts of the tobacco industry to water down tobacco control programs. “This is a busy time and a challenging moment. The tobacco industry is intensifying its eff
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:22
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Philip Morris International expresses concern with slow ratification of the WHO Anti-Illicit Trade Protocol

“PMI has been a supporter of the anti-illicit trade Protocol since its adoption in 2012. The WHO’s Protocol paves the way for solutions that have already been proven effective in the EU – such as tracking and tracing, and due diligence procedures – to be
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 13, 2016 02:31
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How the WHO Ignores Terror Risks in Illicit Tobacco Sales

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a leading international authority on healthcare, but former federal agent Thomas Lesnak warns political agendas and secret meetings have resulted in an echo chamber of dangerous policies. He adds the agency would ra
InsideSources
added Sep 12, 2016 16:26
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