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WHO FCTC COP10: ASEAN nations urged to step up tobacco control

Bangkok, 6 February: 183 governments are convening at Panama City, Panama from 5-10 February 2024 for the Tenth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP10) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The WHO FCTC is a global health treaty to strictly regulate the tobacco industry, whose tobacco pandemic kills 8 million people […]

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Nicotine pouches are raising concerns in Canada. Why experts say it ‘boggles the mind’

16 November 2023 By Chris Stoodley, Yahoo Life With no legal restrictions in Canada, critics say the sale and marketing of flavoured nicotine pouches “boggles the mind.” “The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates. This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical

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Bans on ENDS and HTPs, countries and jurisdictions test

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Philippines: Lazada ignores DTI warnings as PMA urges Senate, agencies to protect public from fake tobacco, vapes online

26 April 2023 By Antonio Iñares, Inquirer MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) has appealed to the Senate and all relevant government agencies to combat illicit cigarettes and vaping products on popular online marketplaces. According to the the group, the government has to step in as e-retailer giant Lazada continues to defy warnings against

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Allu Arjun rejects ₹10-crore offer to promote gutka, liquor

17 August 2022 By Sounak Mukhopadhyay, Mint Allu Arjun recently made waves when he turned down yet another liquor company’s multi-crore offer. Allu Arjun has apparently denied a ₹10-crore offer from a gutka and liquor brand. The Pushpa star previously gained attention for turning down a sizable sum to advertise a Pan Masala brand. The celebrity

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Philippines: Pia urges Duterte to veto vape bill as doctor slams pro-vape ‘lobbying’

23 June 2022 By: Hana Bordey, GMA News Senator Pia Cayetano and several physicians on Thursday urged outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Act, popularly known as the vape bill. The bill provides regulations on the importation, manufacture, sale, packaging, distribution, use, and communication of vape products and novel tobacco

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