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Updates: NCD Summit, 19-20 Sept, 2011

From the NCD Alliance:   the NCD Alliance, has just given this online interview to PBSNewsHour:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/ Request for support: As it stands now, the summit will do little more than admit NCDs like heart […]

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New Graphic Warnings in the US beginning Sept. 2012

‘Beginning September 2012, FDA will require larger, more prominent cigarette health warnings on all cigarette packaging and advertisements in the United States.  These warnings mark the first change in cigarette warnings in more than 25 years […]

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FCA: World No Tobacco Day 2011

http://www.fctc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=544:get-involved-with-world-no-tobacco-day&catid=229:general-news&Itemid=233&utm_source=FCA+e-News+list+%28listserv%29&utm_campaign=be41416d4a-FCA_Newsletter_June_20116_28_2011&utm_medium=email Many FCA members received WNTD awards for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Watch: an image slideshow of the winners Other materials: Tuesday 31 May is World No Tobacco Day.  FCA, a […]

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WHO Press Release on WNTD 2011

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY 2011 CELEBRATES WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL WHO lauds inroads against tobacco, urges full treaty compliance  27 May 2011 | Geneva – On World No Tobacco Day (31 May), the […]

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World No Tobacco Day message: UN Secretary-General

Secretary-General, in Message, Urges Push to Cut Tobacco-related Deaths, Enliven Battle against Other Non-communicable Diseases, Create Healthier World for All  Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for World No Tobacco Day, 31 May: This […]

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New Study on Economic Effects of Display Bans

A recent study published in Tobacco Control finds that Ireland’s point-of-sale (POS) display ban has had no significant short-term effects on retailers’ revenue beyond seasonal patterns or a general downward trend.  Findings are based on analyses of […]