Thaihealth has become a model for ASEAN

25 September/Bangkok—The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) on Thursday commended the work of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation, and conveyed their heartfelt congratulations to the organization for its leadership in the region on sustainable financial mechanism…

Exclude tobacco from trade talks, Seatca urges

Published: 23/09/2014 at 06:00 AM The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) has called for tobacco products to be withdrawn from current and upcoming trade and investment negotiations. Seatca requested that no special trading privileges or incentives…

BPOM (Indonesia’s Food and Drug Administration) Investigate Violations on Cigarette Labels

( Reuters ) – FDA will investigate violations of the cigarette industry does not include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs to the detriment of society . ” We are cooperating with the police investigation…

Philippines: Media briefing on the COP 6 – Exposing the dirty tactics of the worlds deadliest industry.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bernadette Tan, 0916-3139794 Marysol Balane, 0917-8509212 download full press release Health groups call for protection against tobacco companies’ exploitation of tobacco farmers September 18, 2014 - HealthJustice Philippines and Southeast Asia…

Vietnam: Study visit to Malaysia and Singapore “Experience of tobacco taxation and control of illicit tobacco trade

Last August 17 to 21, 2014, thirteen members of the Vietnam National Assembly (NA) went on a four-day study visit to Malaysia and Singapore. The main objectives of the visit was to learn experience of…

Regional Updates

Tobacco firms told to get in line by City Hall

Tobacco firms told to get in line by City Hall

Phnom Penh’s City Hall warned tobacco companies at a meeting yesterday to stop flouting a sub-decree that prohibits all forms of tobacco…

NVAP submits photos of tobacco victims for GHW designs

Press Release September 22, 2014 NVAP submits photos of tobacco…

Malaysia commended for tobacco controls

Posted on 5 September 2014 – 12:21am Last updated on…

PRO-LEAD: Capacity Building on Leadership for Health Promotion

A Four-day intensive health promotion leadership training was organized by…

International Updates

China Exclusive: Bumpy road for Beijing’s anti-smoking drive

China Exclusive: Bumpy road for Beijing’s anti-smoking drive

BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) — A haze of second hand smoke may continue to hang heavily over Beijing if the latest draft…

WHO calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

THE World Health Organization called Tuesday on governments to ban…

Luther L. Terry Awards

Dear Friend, The Luther L. Terry Awards are presented triennially and…

Tokyo Governor Takes on Big Tobacco to Push Smoke-Free Games

Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette the…