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The International Tax Stamp Association is warning that the EU’s TPD2 may not be compatible with the WHO’s FCTC as far as T&T requirements are concerned and that some adjustments may be sorely needed. more

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The World Health Organization unveils a new global strategy to scale up the tobacco control agenda over the next few years and to “prevent further interference by tobacco industry” in public health policies. more

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Results from a Global Adult Tobacco Survey report has shown the use of tobacco has declined in the last 8 years. more

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World Health Organization wants to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products, and Fiji would benefit greatly from the ratification. more

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The tobacco industry is being accused of trying to control track-and-trace measures because it is complicit in the smuggling of its own products. more

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Senior officials at Oman’s Ministry of Health announced that tobacco tax will soon be doubled. more

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A letter sent by the Property Rights Alliance to the World Health Organization says the removal of brands from packaging is a “gross violation” of intellectual property rights and has failed to achieve its intended goals. more

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Senior officials at Oman’s Ministry of Health announced that tobacco tax will soon be doubled. more

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The European Commission says proposal is fully in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control provisions. more

Manufacturing

Things are stirring at the multinationals as they’re gearing up to lead consumers into an era where smoke-free next-generation products will (perhaps) replace combustibles for good. But is it a realistic goal? more

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The Global Adult Tobacco Survey reveals an overall decline in the number of tobacco users in India in the past seven years, especially among the 15-24 age group. more

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The Africa Region Office of the World Health Organization has called upon its member states to include tobacco control in their national policies, plans and SDG implementation frameworks as a way of reducing tobacco-related diseases. more

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Turkey is the only country in the world in which all six tobacco control criteria advised by the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control are enacted, says an associate professor. more

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Jamaican Ministry of Health advises that portfolio minister Dr. Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organization’s call for heavy taxation on tax tobacco industry. more

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Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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