Policy makers to keep off tobacco industry

26 June 2017: The Bihar state government has issued a notification prohibiting tobacco industry representatives from directly accessing its officials engaged in developing policies and rules regarding implementation of tobacco control laws. Instead, the industry […]

ITIC cuts ties with Big Tobacco

19 May 2017: The International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) has reportedly cut its ties with the transnational tobacco companies. According to a Financial Times report on 19 May, ITIC had asked tobacco representatives to […]

FCTC Convention Secretariat

31 March 2017: The Convention Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, has developed a model policy for preventing tobacco industry interference among UN agencies. 

Civil Service Commission Clarification

5 January 2017: THIS refers to the article “Groups hit Civil Service official for pushing ban on e-cigarettes” by Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco published on print and online versions of the BusinessMirror on November 21, 2016. As a […]

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