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Tobacco’s Global Impact: Journalists from 13 countries trained at WCTOH2015

Eighteen distinguished journalists from 13 countries received fellowships to attend the National Press Foundation’s first training focused on global tobacco control. Held this week at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, the progr
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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)
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Inaugural Ceremony highlights successes and challenges on the path towards tobacco control – and elimination

welcomed assembled delegates from more than 100 countries at the Inaugural Ceremony on Tuesday evening, 17 March 2015, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Noting that a healthy population is fundamental to economic development and progre
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Bloomberg Philanthropies honours leading tobacco control organisations

“People in every part of the world are doing great work to reduce tobacco use and protect public health, and these awards celebrate some of the very best of those efforts. Every day we're making more progress – and every step forward means many more live
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added Mar 20, 2015 12:08
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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
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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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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] The FCTC: 10 Years After

On 27 February 2005, the WHO FCTC first came into force. It remains the only legally binding global health treaty. As part of the WHO day-long symposium on the FCTC and MPOWER, a plenary session on the 10-year-old treaty gave a snapshot of the world pr
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:04
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco Atlas, 5th edition, launched at WCTOH

The Tobacco Atlas finds industry tactics are creating a future of missed opportunity to improve global health, wealth, and equality The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition (“The Atlas”), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled
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added Mar 20, 2015 12:02
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[Ireland, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Industry ‘spent millions’ to scupper cigarette-pack plan

A single tobacco company employed 161 lobbyists and spent millions of euro in an “unprecedented” attempt to shoot down a key EU directive behind Ireland’s groundbreaking plain-packaging cigarette laws. Children’s Minister James Reilly revealed the exten
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:52
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[Europe, UAE: Abu Dhabi] REILLY: Ireland refused to be bullied by Big Tobacco

We learn to stand together. Despite their billions of euros and hidden connections, the tobacco industry can be defeated. We must rise to the challenge to protect our children from a killer addiction that ends the lives of half of those who become addi
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:50
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