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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Hold Tobacco Industry Liable: Turn The Cost-Benefit Ratio Upside Down

tobacco industry interference and how it intimidates and harasses governments" said Matthew Allen, who is the lead author of Article 5.3 Toolkit: Guidance for Governments on Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference", of the International Union Against Tub
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:47
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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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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tasmania may ban tobacco sale from 2018

Under the legislative proposals, Tasmania would then lift the age at which people can legally buy cigarettes – currently 18 – a year at a time to achieve a “tobacco-free generation”. “Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Ta
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:30
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Campaign hopes for Tasmanian tobacco-free generation law

"Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Tasmanian parliament... I'm certainly hopeful," Jon Berrick, a professor at Yale-NUS College in Singapore who launched the initiative a decade ago, told an anti-tobacco conference in Ab
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:29
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015

Non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, according to a new online WHO Global Report on Trends in Tobacco Smoking, launched today during the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which opened 17 March in Abu Dhabi and ends on 21 March.
India Environment Portal (in)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:14
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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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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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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
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:10
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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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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
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:09
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