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Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference: FCTC Article 5.3 Toolkit (2015)

This toolkit presents a range of issues, policy options, and considerations that each country needs to take into account for purposes of developing country efforts for the implementation of Article 5.3 related to protection of tobacco control measures from interference by the tobacco industry of the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control […]

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Undermining Global Best Practice in Tobacco Taxation in the ASEAN Region

Review of ITIC’s ASEAN Excise Tax Reform: A Resource Manual” by Prof. Hana Ross, Principal Research Officer of the Economics of Tobacco Control at the University of Cape Town, is an academic review commissioned by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).  The review of the manual’s section on tobacco taxation has revealed contradictions and inconsistencies

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End Tobacco Industry Corporate Giving: A Review of CSR in Southeast Asia, 2015

Tobacco companies continue to conduct fake CSR as a tactic to undermine the ban on tobacco advertising, promotions and sponsorship. To circumvent the ban, they use their own foundations to fund and advertise these activities. This report provides the latest information on which organisations in the ASEAN region the top 4 tobacco companies have targeted

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Tobacco Industry Interference Index, 2015

Tobacco Industry Interference Index, 2015 2015 ASEAN Report on Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3. This is the second Tobacco Industry (TI) Interference Index to assess the implementation of World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) Article 5.3 in the ASEAN region. Seven countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia,

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