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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
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
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
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:08
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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
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:02
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Department of Health awarded American Cancer Society "Exemplary Leadership" award for tobacco policy achievements

In the week that the standardised tobacco packaging regulations passed into law, the UK Department of Health has been recognised as an International Tobacco Control Leader by the American Cancer Society. During the 2015 Luther L. Terry Awards ceremony a
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:53
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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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[Australia] Cigarette plain packaging laws reduced smoking's appeal to teenagers – research

Comprehensive research shows a year after being introduced, Australia’s legislation is a success and has prompted smokers to think about quitting plain packaging... ‘consigns the tobacco industry’s desperate counter-arguments to the scrap heap where they
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2015 14:28
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[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits

Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09
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