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Malaysia Needs Tobacco-Free Generations – Malaysian Thoracic Society

Normalisation of a non-smoking culture amongst our youth creates a greater and more long-lasting impact of these measures. Following its second reading in Parliament, the Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022 is due for review by the Special Parliamentary Select Committee at its first meeting on August 19, 2022. The Malaysian Thoracic Society supports...

FTC: E-cigarette use by youth on the rise despite federal ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWLP) – A new report released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finds that sales of flavored disposable e-cigarettes and menthol e-cigarette cartridges among youth rose in 2020. According to the report, youth e-cigarette use shifted to substitute products rather than declined, and that the distribution of free and discounted e-cigarettes – a practice...

FIFA 2022: WHO, Qatari govt to ban smoking, tobacco products in stadiums

The Qatari Minister of Public Health, Hanan Al Kuwari, said the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is a unique platform to promote health across the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in Qatar, has announced that smoking and marketing of all tobacco products will be banned across stadiums...

FG Urged to Establish Tobacco Control Fund

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has made a case for the operationalisation of the Tobacco Control Fund in order to ensure the protection of public health from the destructive effects of tobacco in Nigeria. It said the Central Bank of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Finance and the office of the Accountant General of the...

How multinational tobacco companies aid Illicit financial flows in Nigeria, others – Report

Tobacco multinationals in Nigeria and other African Countries are contributing significantly to illicit financial flows in the continent mainly through tax avoidance and evasion, a new report said. The report titled ‘Tobacco Industry and Illicit Financial Flows in Africa” was conducted by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Tax Justice Network...

Report exposes how multinational tobacco companies aid illicit financial flows in Nigeria, others

Tobacco multinationals in Nigeria and other African countries are contributing significantly to illicit financial flows (IFF) in the continent, mainly through tax avoidance and evasion, a new report has shown. The report, titled: ‘Tobacco Industry and Illicit Financial Flows in Africa’, was conducted by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), in collaboration with Tax Justice...

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