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[UK] WHO is refusing to listen to the evidence on vaping and harm reduction

Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:17
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Trying to work with the WHO

Organisations from 16 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia, led by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), had signed a joint call to action addressed to the WHO asking it to treat tobacco and vaping regulation separately.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 25, 2018 18:24
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[Switzerland] MOP1 concludes after laying the foundation for global cooperation and tobacco tracking system to crack down on illicit tobacco trade

The Meeting of the Parties (MOP1) to a new global treaty to fight the tobacco illicit market closed its first session on Wednesday after taking the first steps towards the creation of a monitoring system to track and trace the movement of tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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[Canada, UK] 'Just say no' to drug legalisation: WHO chief

similar to alcohol and tobacco, drugs like marijuana needed to be controlled because of the risk they posed outside medical settings.... He pointed to the strides nations around the world have made in curbing tobacco smoking, which the WHO considers to be
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8: Spotlight on environment in tobacco control talks in Geneva

Tobacco control efforts must begin to prioritize strategies to combat the destructive impacts of tobacco not only on public health, but also on the environment and sustainable development, said senior officials at the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:38
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[Netherlands, Switzerland] Creating a ‘smoke-free’ generation – a future without tobacco

Addressing a gathering of 146 Parties to the tobacco control treaty at the FCTC COP8 talks in Geneva, Paul Blokhuis, Netherlands State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport, described the progress in the anti-tobacco campaign that is gaining ground in
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:37
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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8 concludes with new strategy to accelerate tobacco control efforts and stronger transparency measures to counter tobacco industry interference

yesterday closed its eighth session (COP8) after adopting a Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) outlining a new action plan to scale up the global tobacco control agenda over the next few years. The MTSF, also known as the Global Strategy to Accelerat
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:35
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Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23
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[New Zealand, Switzerland] GLOVER: As the WHO Gathers, Our Global Tobacco Control Framework Needs Radical Overhaul

I’m proud that New Zealand has that vision. Our delegation reported to COP8 that New Zealand will be introducing risk-proportionate regulation. Adoption of a harm reduction approach is also well underway. Will this cause delegates from other countries to
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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[Europe, UK] Commission remains ‘very cautious’ toward novel tobacco products, EU official says

The European Commission remains “cautious” toward novel tobacco products and has to continue collecting evidence on their impact on public health, according to a European Commission official. EURACTIV.com reports from Austria.
EurActiv
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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