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Why China Has So Many Smokers: Tobacco Lobby, Chinese-Style

Why China Has So Many Smokers: Tobacco Lobby, Chinese-Style

BEIJING — On Jan. 9, 2006 China signed the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. According to this international treaty, China had to ban smoking in all indoor public places and prohibit all tobacco advertising, ... Worldcrunch, 1 week ago

Greater Jakarta: Groups question PT Djarum involvement

, 3:42 PM Activists from the Children's Forum and the Youth Movement for Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) have sent an open letter to Governor Basuki Ahok Tjahaja Purnama, voicing their concerns regarding the city administration's ...
 Jakarta Post1 week ago
The Guardian Nigeria

Media asked to create awareness of anti-tobacco act

A non-governmental organization in Nigeria has warned that about eight million people are at risk of losing their lives to tobacco use by 2030, according to a story by Segun Olaniyi for the Lagos Guardian. The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy ...
 Tobacco Reporter16 minutes ago Eight million risk dying of tobacco use by 2030  The Guardian Nigeria7 hours ago Group to F.G: Implement National Tobacco Control Act.  Nigerian Voice1 day ago Nigeria: Eight Million Risk Dying of Tobacco Use By 2030  MyInforms4 hours ago

RI farmers support tougher tobacco control, study says

Dangerous product: A study conducted by the Muhammadiyah Tobacco Control Center (MTCC) reveals that Indonesian tobacco farmers support the government's measures to apply tougher tobacco rules. (Antara) Indonesia's tobacco farmers are supporting ...
 Jakarta Post4 weeks ago
PR Newswire

Health Groups Back Efforts to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

WASHINGTON , Oct. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the United States and 11 other countries conclude negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, we welcome reports that a proposal offered this week would protect the ...
 PR Newswire1 month ago
Jakarta Post

Expert warns about dangers of clove cigarettes

Dangerous product: The National Commission on Tobacco Control has criticized articles in a draft bill on culture that recognize kretek (clove cigarettes) as Indonesia's cultural heritage. (Illustration courtesy of National Commission ...
 Jakarta Post1 month ago

Officials roll up sleeves, deliver int'l cooperation on tobacco control

Just days after the United Nations General Assembly included tobacco control in the world's new sustainable development agenda, officials from several governments rolled up their sleeves and embarked on international cooperation for tobacco control ...
 FCTC1 month ago UN Officially Recognizes That Tobacco Makes The World Poorer  TheStreet.com2 months ago Fight against NCDs endorsed in global development agenda!  FCTC2 months ago
Medical News Today

China continues to lag in effective tobacco control, studies show

Efforts over the past seven years to reduce tobacco use in China have been strikingly ineffective and leave tobacco use a top threat to the health and economic well-being of the world's largest country, according to research findings by the ...
 Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance4 days ago Tobacco use continues to be a top threat to health and economic well-being of people in China  News-Medical.Net1 week ago Studies show China continues to lag in effective tobacco control  Noodls1 week ago

Lesotho must strengthen law enforcement on use of tobacco- WHO

Copyright : APA Lesotho's Ministry of Health is holding discussions to align the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with the Tobacco Control Bill (2015) of Lesotho, APA learns here Tuesday.Dr. Ouma ...
 StarAfrica.com1 week ago

Big tobacco dangles big bucks but at a high cost

Jakarta. Tobacco control activists have urged the Indonesian government to turn down a $2 billion investment plan from one of the world's biggest tobacco companies, citing public health concerns. President Joko Widodo is scheduled to visit the ...
 Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance1 month ago
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