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[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59
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Nepal leading tobacco control in South Asia: Will it spiral domino effect on other nations?

Nepal received the Bloomberg award for advancing ahead with biggest-ever pictorial graphic health warnings on all tobacco packs from15th May 2015. Beginning May 15, 2015, picture and text warnings must be placed on 90 percent of the front and back of all
Media for Freedom
added Mar 22, 2015 16:07
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[Latin America, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Argentina Lags Behind in Terms of Tobacco Control

Argentina remains one in seven U.N. member states — and the only one in South America — to have not yet ratified, after initially signing, a landmark treaty that aims to reduce tobacco consumption and advertising.
Latin America News Dispatch
added Mar 22, 2015 16:06
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Global conference declares all tobacco products harmful

A global anti-tobacco conference that ended on Saturday (Mar 21) urged countries to take steps to reduce the consumption of tobacco, which it said was a leading cause of disease and death worldwide. In its final declaration, the 16th World Conference on
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:51
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Progress made but work remains on firewalling health policy from tobacco industry

"FCTC Article 5.3 has been gaining momentum over the last few years. We are talking more of it at this conference as well as during last COP6 (Sixth Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC in October 2014). Everyone is now talking of tobacco industry i
Asian Tribune
added Mar 21, 2015 22:01
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] India may delay bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs

The "rethink" on implementing the government's notification in this regard was discussed when civil society representatives, along with MP Supriya Sule, met Union health minister J P Nadda on March 18. The minister reportedly conveyed that the governm
Times of India
added Mar 21, 2015 22:00
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking rates down among Indian men, up among women

The fifth edition of Tobacco Atlas has revealed that smoking rates have marginally gone down among Indian men between 2009-10—as per Global Adult Tobacco Survey figures—and 2013, but there has been an almost proportionate increase in the number of women
Indian Express
added Mar 21, 2015 21:55
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] EDITORIAL: There is a place for e-cigarettes

a global health conference in Abu Dhabi was told that a study of nearly 20,000 e-cigarette users... Increasing the price of cigarettes is a useful option, especially in preventing children taking up smoking, but that will not solve the problem in itself.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 21:02
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Groups Divided on E-Cigarette Pros and Cons, Agree Regulation Matters

While the vast majority of health experts and public health authorities remain wholly unconvinced as to the apparent ‘safety’ of electronic cigarettes, some influential figures are continuing to throw their support behind the devices. This week, Onassis
Modern Readers (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:21
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Experts Defend E-Cigarettes Amidst Concerns

Health experts at an Abu Dhabi anti-tobacco conference defended e-cigarettes, in spite of the increasing concerns that the devices are not safe and could lure adolescents into nicotine addiction. However, while experts have come to the defense of e-cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:16
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