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Tag Archives: Public Health

WTO Decision Forces U.S. Hand on Menthol Cigarettes

U.S. will comply with WTO decision by moving to ban menthol additives   GENEVA, SWITZERLAND 24 July – Yesterday the U.S. laid out its plan to come into compliance with a WTO dispute settlement panel finding that the U.S. ban on clove cigarettes violated the trading rights of Indonesia. The ban on clove and other… Read the full article >

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World No Tobacco Day 2013: Protecting Public Health Requires Global Effort

TOBACCO INDUSTRY RELENTLESSLY UNDERMINING ADVERTISING BANS WASHINGTON, DC. 30 May – The days of actors dressing up as doctors to promote cigarette brands may be long over, but if you think tobacco advertising has been effectively banned, think again. Slick ads in magazines, in stores and on the Internet still reach millions of consumers a… Read the full article >

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“A Billion Deaths From Tobacco, A Key Obstacle to Global Development”

This is just one of many key statements made at last week’s conference on  ”Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century” held at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.  To see some of the powerful messages and learn more about the outcomes from this years conference please click on  image below. and don’t forget to check… Read the full article >

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