Framework Convention on Tobacco Control


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Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

A legally binding convention signed by 174 countries which calls for tobacco warnings that are:
• Rotating;
• Large, clear, visible and legible;
• Should be no less than 30% of the principal display area; and
• May be in the form of pictures or pictograms.

FDA-Mandated warnings for cigarette packages
WARNING: Cigarettes are addictive.
WARNING: Tobacco smoke can harm your children.
WARNING: Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease.
WARNING: Cigarettes cause cancer.
WARNING: Cigarettes cause strokes and heart disease.
WARNING: Smoking during pregnancy can harm your baby.
WARNING: Smoking can kill you.
WARNING: Tobacco smoke causes fatal lung disease in non-smokers.
WARNING: Quitting smoking now greatly reduces serious risks to your health.
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Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Impact Assessment of the WHO FCTC: Report by the Expert Group; November 7-12, 2016; Delhi, India.
If PMI was serious about achieving a smoke free world, it could stop aggressively lobbying against proper implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control or stop selling Marlboros and other cigarettes.
She claims the meeting violates terms of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (Decision FCTC/COP/3/7) since it was not made public.
The naming of the award after a tobacco firm and the association of the government's topmost functionary with it both violate the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ( FCTC) and its associated guidelines,
Australia will be the first country to sell cigarettes in drab, olive-green packaging, in line with the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Every year on May 31, countries worldwide which are signatories to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) work together to raise public awareness on the risks of tobacco use.
This year's campaign will focus on the need to expose and counter the tobacco industry's brazen and increasingly aggressive attempts to undermine the tobacco control measures defined in the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
In 2005, provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control took effect.
Summary: The country's Capital has been selected to host the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) in 2015, the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Representatives of 172 countries, signatories of the World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, have agreed on guidelines to control the use and sale of tobacco products.
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