Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Art.5.3 Guidelines EN, FR, ES, RU, CH, AR   At its third session in November 2008, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC on the protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of […]

Anti-tobacco platform’s annual conference on Saturday

25 February 2021 UNB A platform of 31 organizations engaged in advocacy against tobacco consumption will be organizing their annual conference on Saturday, to be held for the first time at the Liberation War Museum’s permanent site in Agargaon. The organizers held a press conference on Thursday to announce the event styled ‘Dhaka Conference on […]

JTI-Macdonald Corp.

Deloitte Introduction and Overview Take notice that on March 8, 2019, JTI-Macdonald Corp. (the “Applicant” or “JTIM”) sought and obtained protection pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) (the “Court”).  Deloitte Restructuring Inc. has been appointed as monitor in the Applicants’ CCAA proceedings (the […]

Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited

FTI Consulting On March 12, 2019 Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited and Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (together, the “Applicants”) sought and obtained an order (as amended from time to time, the (“Initial Order”)) under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List). Pursuant to the Initial Order, FTI […]

The Netherlands wants to get rid of super tobacco sales quickly | Politics

1 February 2021 Christopher Cloutier, Netherland News wire Two thirds of the Dutch support the government plan to ban cigarette sales from the supermarket, according to new research commissioned by the Heart Foundation, KWF Kankerbestrijd and the Lung Fund. Preferably by 2022. At the moment, 67 percent of the surveyed adults are in favor of […]

2 Pangasinan towns get tobacco curing barns

29 January 2021 Ahikam Pasion, Philippines News Agency DAGUPAN CITY – The Pangasinan provincial government has turned over two tobacco curing barns to San Manuel and Balungao towns that were funded from the tobacco excise tax in 2016. In an interview on Friday, provincial agriculturist Dalisay Moya clarified the tobacco curing barns are not for the […]

S. Korea seeks to extend healthy life expectancy with higher tobacco, liquor prices

28 January 2021 Jung Ji-sung and Cho Jeehyun, Pulse South Korean government has vowed to extend the country’s healthy life expectancy to 73.3 years by 2023 by bringing down smoking rate and alcohol consumption with higher price tags. The Ministry of Health and Welfare released a three-year national health promotion plan on Wednesday, which include […]

Kazakh Parliament ratifies free trade agreement between EAEU, Serbia

28 January 2021 Nargiz Sadikhova, Trend News Agency Senate (upper house) of Kazakhstan’s Parliament has ratified the law draft on ratification of the free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and its member states, and Serbia, Trend reports citing Kazakh media. In Dec. 2020, the law draft was ratified by the Mazhilis (lower […]

Northeast Receives Mixed Reviews In Lung Association’s ‘State Of Tobacco Control’

27 January 2021 Jesse King, WAMC Northeast Public Radio The Northeast garnered mixed reviews in the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report out Wednesday.  The 19th edition of the report grades all 50 states on their tobacco control efforts, from smoke-free workplace laws to tobacco taxes and prevention programs. Director of National […]

Saint Lucia: Restrictions on Use of Tobacco Products in Public Places Adopted

29 January 2021 Library of Congress (Jan. 29, 2021) On June 2, 2020, Saint Lucia Minister of Health Mary Isaac issued the Public Health (Smoking Control) Regulations, 2020. The regulations were issued on the basis of the minister’s authority in accordance with section 9 of the Public Health Act, Cap. 11.01, as amended by the Public Health […]