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 […]
Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs: Philippines is the first Asian country to require its foreign missions to apply FCTC Article 5.3. Offices, Foreign Service Posts and Regional Consular Offices are instructed to comply with the […]
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.
15 March 2017: SEATCA’s Tobacco Industry Interference Index underlines the importance of the WHO FCTC Parties taking an active and whole-of-government approach to the effective implementation of Article 5.3. Latest research article by Fooks et […]
8 March 2017: The executive body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will meet on 15 March and discuss its relationship with the tobacco industry. This item has been included on the agenda with a […]
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 […]
5 December 2016: Four countries in the ASEAN region, namely Brunei, Cambodia Singapore and Thailand, have banned e-cigarettes, officially known as electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The recent seventh session of the FCTC Conference of […]
21 November 2016: Tobacco industry interference was a hot issue from the start of the COP7 deliberations from 7 November through to its conclusion on 12 November. In the official report to the COP, tobacco […]