tobacco control

tobacco control

Public health Any measure–advertising bans in media–eg, billboards, television, newspapers, bans on smoking in public places–aimed at ↓ tobacco use Substance abuse Smoking cessation, see there.
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Studies presented this week confirm the world is making major progress in tobacco control.
The International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco,is commemorating 10 years of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and the Indian tobacco control law - COTPA, simultaneously.
THE HSE should give dentists a key role in tobacco control strategy, the Irish Dental Association said yesterday.
1) Tobacco control initiatives, including the international Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), need to be informed by best available evidence and evaluated using rigorous research approaches.
The objectives of the consultations are to present current issues and challenges on tobacco and trade, to discuss current controversies on tobacco and trade including specific cases of the tobacco industry attempting to derail tobacco control on the basis of international trade and to identify collaborative action points for the health and trade sectors to ensure that public health is prioritized in current and future investment treaties and trade agreements.
The World Health Organization developed the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), an international legally binding treaty to control 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.
Ashraf Rifi ordered security forces Saturday to strictly enforce the tobacco control law and fine violators.
16 -- Over a couple of months following the Indian Health Ministry's notification of stronger pictorial health warnings on tobacco product packages, the notified warnings continue to be missing from the packages across the country, in gross violation of the Indian tobacco control law.
The aim of this study was to investigate the university curriculum and perceived tobacco control policies amongst staff and students of University College of Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan.
In January 2011, the Public Health Advocacy Institute of Northeastern University, School of Law in collaboration with Professor Ruth Oniang'o and the Institute for Legislative Affairs, convened a roundtable discussion on integrating the human rights based approach and the Millennium Development Goals to Kenya's Tobacco Control efforts.
Increasing cigarette excise taxes is one of the most effective tobacco control policies because it directly increases cigarette prices, thereby reducing cigarette use and smoking-related death and disease (1).

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