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Indonesia unlikely to ratify the FCTC any time soon

Indonesia seems unlikely any time soon to ratify the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). According to a Tempo story, Widyastuti Soerojo, the chairperson of the Tobacco Control Special Agency and the ... Tobacco Reporter, 3 weeks ago
Viet Nam News

WHO urges Vietnam for stricter tobacco rules

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged Viet Nam to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on World No Tobacco Day on May 31. Speaking at a conference to review the 10 years of FCTC implementation in Viet Nam ...
 VietNamNet Bridge1 month ago WHO urges Viet Nam for stricter tobacco rules  Viet Nam News1 month ago Vietnam faces economic and health burdens from tobacco use  VOVNews1 month ago

EU has duty to protect public health from tobacco

in Opinion Opinion Implementing the WHO's framework convention on tobacco control is key to tackling the industry's repeated legal challenges, says Nessa Childers. As we recognise the European week against cancer, we are also marking the world ...
 TheParliament.com1 month ago
Washington Post

Countries should raise taxes on tobacco, says WHO

Anne Gulland 1 London Countries are urged to impose higher taxes on tobacco products, after a World Health Organization report found that only 10% of the world's population lived in countries where tax accounted for 75% or more of the price of a ...
 British Medical Journal5 hours ago Editorial: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce should quit lobbying for tobacco abroad  Washington Post1 day ago Wntd - Tackling Tobacco Addiction  Individual.com3 weeks ago UN, NHF urge stiffer sanctions, policies on illicit tobacco trade  The Guardian Nigeria3 weeks ago

Plan to enlarge health warning labels antagonizes tobacco industry

Tobacco Control Inspectors carrying out their duties. The government is making plans to enlarge warning signs on cigarette packaging in a bid to reduce the number of smokers. Provided to China Daily Hong Kong's tobacco industry was up in arms on ... days ago
Medical News Today

Suspension of lawsuit against plain packaging is a huge win for tobacco control

Ukraine's lawsuit against Australia, claiming that its plain tobacco packaging law constitutes an illegal barrier to trade, has been dropped much to the relief of tobacco control and public health supporters around the world. Adjudicators for ...
 Medical News Today1 month ago Ukraine drops lawsuit against Australia over plain-packaging tobacco laws, WTO says  ABC Radio Australia1 month ago Ukraine drops plain-packaging lawsuit against Australia  ABC Online1 month ago Ukraine drops WTO case against Australia's tobacco-packaging laws  DNA India1 month ago
The Nation Pakistan

WHO lauds Health Minister for progressive strides in tobacco control

KINGSTON, Jamaica Dr Fenton Ferguson, Minister of Health, was commended by World Health Organization consultant, Dr Stella Bialous, for leading Jamaica towards full compliance of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). He was ...
 Jamaica Observer1 month ago Govt urged to implement anti-tobacco laws  The Nation Pakistan1 month ago Finance ministry may be urged to shun meet funded by tobacco companies  Times of India2 months ago Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting 2015  Noodls1 month ago

Will countries walk the talk to end the tobacco epidemic?

Despite advancements in tobacco control, formidable challenges remain. Despite unprecedented pressure from tobacco industry to delay, dilute or thwart progress on a range of tobacco control measures globally, considerable achievements have been ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News3 weeks ago Will Countries 'Walk The Talk' To End The Tobacco Epidemic?  Modern Ghana1 month ago

Frame policy to rehabilitate tobacco industry workers: HC

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The High Court of Karnataka on Monday asked the State and Union governments to deliberate in coordination with each other on the steps for reducing consumption of tobacco products and to frame a policy for ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Beijing International

New rules can save society from smokers

Beijing is determined to make public places no-smoking zones after its new tobacco control regulations come into force on June 1. According to the new regulations, smoking has been banned in all indoor public places, workplaces and public vehicles. month ago
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