SMOKE-FREE LEADERS AND CHAMPIONS SUMMIT

Listen to mayors and governors share their experiences in making their cities, municipalities and provinces smoke-free. A rare occasion where smoke-free leaders meet. Leaders with strong political will who prioritize the health of the people…

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Capital City gets the full support of the Governor in making it smoke-free

23rd -24th April 2015, SEATCA together with the Cambodia Movement for Health, organized the ‘2nd Smoke-free Phnom Penh Workshop: Moving Towards an Intensified Enforcement of the Cambodia’s Smoke-free Circular’. H.E. Pa Socheatevong, governor of Phnom Penh opened…

Cambodia: Tobacco Control Law Passed

The National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day. According to a statement issued by Prime Minister…

Lao PDR: 2nd Smoke-free Lao PDR Workshop: Moving Towards an Intensified Enforcement of the Smoke-free Law

26th -27th March 2015, SEATCA together with the Laos Ministry of Health(MOH), organized the ‘2nd Smoke-free Lao PDR Workshop: Moving Towards an Intensified Enforcement of the Smoke-free Law’. Dr Path Keungsaneth represented MOH and facilitated the different…

Philippines gets Bloomberg award for tobacco control

ABU DHABI: The Philippines on Wednesday was among the six countries cited by philantrophist Michael Bloomberg for making “significant strides” in implementing tobacco control policies. Bloomberg also granted governments and NGOs in Brazil, Nepal, Russia, Ukraine…

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World Bank exits event funded by tobacco companies

World Bank exits event funded by tobacco companies

NEW DELHI: The World Bank has pulled out of the tax conference, which was to be co-organized by a consortium funded by several transnational…

Remove cigarette makers from tobacco control body, lawmaker urged

A PARTY-list lawmaker on Wednesday sought to amend a law…

Four countries want to be Asean partners

KUALA LUMPUR: Asean is considering applications from Norway, Ecuador, North…

Ban tobacco advertising

Jakarta Post I am a frequent visitor to Jakarta and…

International Updates

The Best Way to Quit Smoking Isn’t E-Cigs

The Best Way to Quit Smoking Isn’t E-Cigs

In the latest in-depth review of studies investigating which smoking cessation methods work best, experts say there isn’t enough evidence to support…

Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay’s Smokers

The tiny nation of Uruguay is fighting a big opponent…

France imposes plain packages for cigarettes in anti-cancer drive

France is to impose plain packaging for cigarettes as part…

Experts call for a tobacco-free world by 2040

(Reuters) – A world virtually free of tobacco and its…