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[South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Will Feature Discussion on the FDA’s Plan to Dramatically Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

22nd Century Group...announces the nicotine reduction mandate planned by the [FDA] is attracting the interest of public health officials and scientists...the 17th [WCOTH] will feature several speakers from the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). A Pa
Business Wire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:51
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[Africa, South Africa] ‘Pariah’ Yach told to stay away from global tobacco conference

The attendance section of the 17th World Conference of “Tobacco or Health” website expressly forbids access to anyone associated with the new foundation or any tobacco company. In an unusually blunt statement, the WHO condemned the new foundation, sayin
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:01
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[South Africa] Former mayor gives billion dollars to curb tobacco use

Bloomberg...has given more than a billion dollars since 2007 to curb global tobacco use, which claims nearly 7-million lives every year. With World Health Organisation (WHO) director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and South African Health Minister Aaron Mots
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:34
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[South Africa] Latest plenary speakers announced for WCTOH 2018

International Women’s Day on 8 March is marked by the second plenary which will discuss ‘Women, Development, and Tobacco Control’. Dr Flavia Senkubuge, WCTOH 2018 President, will chair the session that includes panellists Dr Lorraine Greaves, Senior Inve
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:41
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Department of Health awarded American Cancer Society "Exemplary Leadership" award for tobacco policy achievements

This prestigious triennial award by the American Cancer Society honours the UK as a world leader in tobacco control, alongside previous award winners such as Australia, Uruguay, South Africa and the Republic of Ireland. It is the commitment shown by succ
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:12
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] CHAN: WHO Director-General launches report on the global status of noncommunicable diseases

The report we are launching today charts what is being done to reduce a very heavy global burden of premature mortality... Which is stronger? The forces that drive these diseases or the powers of public health? The health sector will never have financia
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:09
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SCHMITZ: Tobacco Industry's $7,000 Per Death Is Concerning & Is Just Another Reason For You To Quit

the tobacco industry makes around $7,000 per smoking-related death every year...reaching Millenium Development Goals and reducing the payouts from the people its product kills each year might be just the thing to bring that catastrophic progress to a halt
bustle
added Mar 21, 2015 21:05
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[Africa, Kenya, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO calls tobacco firms 'cockroaches' after failed MPs retreat

(WHO) has ridiculed plans by cigarette manufacturers in Kenya to fly some local politicians to a beach resort for a “sensitisation retreat”. The cigarette makers are fighting stiff anti-smoking regulations that the ministry of health has proposed. Head
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:07
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Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launch anti-tobacco trade litigation fund

launch of the Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The Fund is a new joint effort to combat the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countrie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:08
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoke fills conversation vacuum, says minister

The youth are picking up cigarettes and shishas due to the lost art of conversation, according to Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. “We should find other means of conversation than (just) burning to
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:32
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