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Attorney-General of Brazil to be the featured speaker at COP8

(WHO FCTC) which will take place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October. The first woman to hold the office of Attorney-General of the Union (AGU), Ms Fernandes Mendonça will share her experience in the successful February 2018 battle to uphold the constitutiona
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:24
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Mission accomplished! The Protocol is a reality!

Following the ratification of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland today, the conditions for the entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol) have been met. Accordingly, the Protocol will
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 5, 2018 15:25
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products is live!

The Secretariat of the [FCTC] is pleased to announce that with the ratification of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the necessary number of Parties to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol) has been
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:58
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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] 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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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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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 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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