Regional Updates

Victims of tobacco hail release of graphic health warning templates

Victims of tobacco hail release of graphic health warning templates

 PRESS RELEASE November 7, 2014   The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) immediately welcomed the much-awaited release of the templates…

Graphic warning on cigarette packs gains support

by Chito A. Chavez November 4, 2014 Opposition from the tobacco…

Laos losing millions in tobacco taxes

The tax currently levied on tobacco products is far below…

‘Sin’ tax take exceeds target

MANILA, Philippines–Collections of so-called ‘sin’ taxes from alcohol and cigarette…

International Updates

Removing the Emperor’s Clothes, Australia and tobacco plain packaging

Removing the Emperor’s Clothes, Australia and tobacco plain packaging

Now available as an ebook -Australia’s tobacco plain packaging story, ‘Removing the Emperor’s Clothes,’ by Prof. Simon Chapman and Ms. Becky Freeman…

The Tobacco Control Database for the WHO European Region

The Tobacco Control Database for the WHO European Region is…

COP6 Final Decisions available in English

English versions of final decisions from the sixth session of…

WHO calls for ban on flavoured e-cigarettes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for regulations to…