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WCTOH survey of global expertise in tobacco control

The Executive Committee of the WCTOH Scientific Programme Committee is conducting a survey to help to document international tobacco control expertise and activities, and to foster communication and collaboration in support of global tobacco control acti
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:13
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Tobacco use declining but major intensification needed in reduction and control efforts

governments must intensify action to combat the tobacco industry and dramatically reduce consumption of tobacco products ... Non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, according to a new online WHO Global Report on Trends in Tobacco Smoking, launched
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:29
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New Global Fund to Help Countries Defend Smoking Laws

The fund is modest, at least so far, with a total of $4 million from the two charities.... The fund was set up to counter what health experts say has been a strategy by tobacco companies to block smoking laws in poorer countries through legal means. In a
New York Times
added Mar 18, 2015 14:37
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[South Africa] Hoist with his own petard

(WCTOH) has said that anyone affiliated with ‘Philip Morris International’s Foundation for a Smoke-free World’ is ineligible...founder and president-designate of the Foundation, Dr. Derek Yach, was one...responsible for initiating the FCTC.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2017 18:41
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE considers harsher warnings on cigarette packs

senior health officials are considering making these warnings even more real to dissuade residents from tobacco use. In fact, these warnings, which currently cover 50 per cent of each cigarette pack, could soon feature actual pictures of the damage cause
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:00
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Hubbly bubbly can be more harmful than cigarettes: experts

"A single puff from a water pipe is nearly equal to the volume of smoke inhaled from an entire cigarette," said The Tobacco Atlas launched at the World Conference on Tobacco OR Health in Abu Dhabi. And World Health Organszation tobacco expert Edouard Tu
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 21:48
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] AUDIO: Australia's plain packaging of cigarettes commended at world conference

One of the authors of the study is Kylie Lindorff from Cancer Council Victoria. KYLIE LINDORFF: Australia's plain packaging has absolutely had its intended effect. So we've found that plain packaging has delivered on its aim to reduce the appeal of pac
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:35
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2015 Luther L Terry Awards presented

Jonathan Samet / United Kingdom Department of Health’s Tobacco Program / Eduardo Bianco, MD, from Uruguay / Smoke Free Partnership… Belgium / Geoffrey Fong, PhD, from Canada…and Frank Chaloupka / Patti White, from the UK, and Tariana Turia, from New Zeala
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:12
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Youth conference targets tobacco marketing

Youth conference delegates called on ministries of health and tobacco control experts to declare zero tolerance for tobacco industry marketing targeting young people, during the Inaugural Ceremony of the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH)
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:09
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"Don't be a maybe," urges WHO D-G Margaret Chan

keynote speech on tobacco control and non-communicable diseases at WCTOH, with the words of a current Marlboro campaign: ‘Don’t be a maybe’ -- urging decisive action against the tobacco industry. Warning countries against the ‘wavering of resolve’ that c
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:07
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