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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates Launch Anti-Tobacco Legal Fund

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2015 15:07
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New global fund to help countries defend tobacco control

The $4m (£2.7m) fund is a joint effort by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They say tobacco control gains are being put at risk by the industry's use of trade agreements and litigation.
BBC Online
added Mar 18, 2015 14:22
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg Philanthropies & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Launch Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund

to combat the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countries from passing strong tobacco-control laws. Backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the new support for low and mid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:12
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WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed ‘out of business’

World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan urged global action Wednesday to drive tobacco companies “out of business” and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, Chan
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 18, 2015 13:49
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE youth smoking more, experts say

According to health experts who gathered in the capital on Tuesday, tobacco use is growing in the country as younger individuals continue to adopt other forms of tobacco such as shisha (waterpipes) and midwakh (pipe tobacco).
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:01
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health: regional delegates refused visas

The three day conference started on the 17th and as I write, at least 38 registered delegates we know of, many whose presentations had been accepted by the conference and some who were to chair sessions, are still waiting for their visas to be issued. T
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 18, 2015 08:49
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ADNEC Sets Stage for 16th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company ( ADNEC ) is gearing up to host the 16th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH 2015), the largest international gathering of tobacco control advocates, policy makers, researchers, public health and clinical ex
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:22
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Now, here’s a golden chance to kick that cigarette butt!

Results of the largest survey on e-cigarettes — conducted by Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos, principal investigator and researcher from Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre in Athens, and his associates — has revealed that switching to an electronic cigarette from
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:23
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Tobacco-free world

This three-paper Series marks the ten-year anniversary of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and its publication coincides with the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The damage caused by tobacco is unacceptable and global support
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:10
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Editorial: What will it take to create a tobacco-free world?

This week, The Lancet launches a campaign for a tobacco-free world by 2040. A three-paper Series marks the 10-year anniversary of the coming into force of the FCTC, and is published to coincide with the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health taking p
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 10:58
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