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 […]

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 […]

Joint statement by the WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Head of the Secretariat of WHO FCTC to Member States of the Region

25 January 2021 WHO, FCTC Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean and Dr Adriana Blanco Marquizo, Head of the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC 2020 will be remembered as the year everything changed due to the COVID-19. Despite the pandemic, 17 countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region moved to ban […]

Tobacco Companies to force a referendum on California state flavored tobacco product ban

September 7, 2020 Authors: Stanton A GlantzCentre for Tobacco Control Research Education The same day the Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB792 into law, a group of people with ties to the tobacco companies filed the paperwork to start collecting signatures to force a referendum on the law.  It is a forgone conclusion that they will […]

NCTC, health groups urge Jokowi to ban smoking in COVID-19 ‘high-risk areas’

April 29, 2020 The National Commission on Tobacco Control (NCTC) has urged President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to enhance COVID-19 mitigation efforts by banning tobacco cigarettes and electronic cigarettes, especially in “high-risk areas”. Read more: The Jakarta Post