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Outsourcing addiction | The Stream - Al Jazeera English

Outsourcing addiction | The Stream - Al Jazeera English | FCTC | Scoop.it
Some blame the smoking boom on aggressive marketing campaigns by tobacco companies while others point the finger at local governments who are hungry for revenues. In this episode of The Stream, we speak to Dr.
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WHO Warns Governments About Legal Action By Tobacco Industry - RTT News

The HinduWHO Warns Governments About Legal Action By Tobacco IndustryRTT News(RTTNews) - A day before marking World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an official request for governments to be wary of legal action...
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NIGERIA TOBACCO CONTROL BILL: Environmentalists beg Health Minister to get law passed

NIGERIA TOBACCO CONTROL BILL: Environmentalists beg Health Minister to get law passed | FCTC | Scoop.it
NIGERIA TOBACCO CONTROL BILL. A comprehensive law to regulate the manufacturing, advertising distribution and consumption of tobacco products in Nigeria. It is aimed at domesticating the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco ...
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Govt urged to forbid tobacco companies from doing social activities ...

BANGKOK, 18 May 2012 – Action on Smoking and Health Foundation has urged the government to forbid the tobacco industry from conducting social activities, in compliance with the World Health Organization (WHO) ...
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Tobacco's War on Women - By Brad Edmondson | Foreign Policy

Tobacco's War on Women - By Brad Edmondson | Foreign Policy | FCTC | Scoop.it
BY BRAD EDMONDSON | MAY 1, 2012. When a young paralegal in Mumbai or Hanoi lights up, it feels so good in so many ways. She loves the nicotine hit, of course, but she loves even more to exhale in the sexy way Scarlett Johansson did ...
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WHO drops plan to target alcohol use reduction - The Times of India

WHO drops plan to target alcohol use reduction - The Times of India | FCTC | Scoop.it
In a highly controversial move, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has dropped its plan to set a target for cutting down on alcohol use across the world over the next 13 years.
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Trade pact could weaken Australia's tobacco fight | Don't trade our ...

Trade pact could weaken Australia's tobacco fight | Don't trade our ... | FCTC | Scoop.it
By Simon Lauder Posted June 14, 2012 18:53:35 There are concerns a new trade agreement between the US, Australia and several other Pacific nations could weaken Australia's defences against challenges to its planned ...
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Who wants Tobacco Control Bill dead? - NIGERIA TOBACCO ...

Who wants Tobacco Control Bill dead? - NIGERIA TOBACCO ... | FCTC | Scoop.it
A comprehensive law to regulate the manufacturing, advertising distribution and consumption of tobacco products in Nigeria. It is aimed at domesticating the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) ...
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Dramatic New Findings Support Menthol As A Starter Tobacco Product For Youth - Sacramento Bee

Hackney CitizenDramatic New Findings Support Menthol As A Starter Tobacco Product For YouthSacramento BeeAmong young people who smoked menthol brands at baseline, the rate of switching to nonmenthol brands (ie, 15 percent) was twice as high as the...
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Indonesia Tobacco: President Jonathan Urged to sign Tobacco Bill ...

Dr Seye Omiyefa, the Executive Director, Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health, an NGO, said on Sunday, that 2 per cent of deaths of men in Nigeria yearly was related to tobacco smoking. Omiyefa told the News ...
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Indonesia urged to fast-track progress in tobacco control ...

Indonesia urged to fast-track progress in tobacco control ... | FCTC | Scoop.it
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) has welcomed progress made in the passage of long-awaited government regulations on tobacco control (PP) in Indonesia, but stressed the need to complete the ...
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