Knowledge Hub News

Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Tobacco surveillance will be addressed in Helsinki on 11-13 December 2017

Tobacco surveillance will be addressed in Helsinki on 11-13 December 2017

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
Tobacco surveillance will be addressed in Helsinki on 11-13 December 2017

Tobacco surveillance will be addressed in Helsinki on 11-13 December 2017

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
Workshop on

Workshop on "Priorities in Smokeless Tobacco Control - Research & Training Needs"

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Ban advertising of smokeless tobacco: Experts

Ban advertising of smokeless tobacco: Experts

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Upcoming Event: Workshop on

Upcoming Event: Workshop on "Priorities in Smokeless Tobacco Control - Research & Training Needs"

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health: Programme online now

17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health: Programme online now

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Blogpost: Treacherous Tobacco Control Terminology

Blogpost: Treacherous Tobacco Control Terminology

December 18, 2117 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
New addition to our website: track our activities easily with google maps!

New addition to our website: track our activities easily with google maps!

December 18, 1099 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Separate sachets, printed warnings: Rules tilted to beat the ban, chew tobacco

Separate sachets, printed warnings: Rules tilted to beat the ban, chew tobacco

December 18, 4523 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Australia: 7th Intensive Legal Training Course on Law and NCDs takes place in Melbourne

Australia: 7th Intensive Legal Training Course on Law and NCDs takes place in Melbourne

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Jamaica: Caribbean sub-regional training on law and non-communicable diseases

Jamaica: Caribbean sub-regional training on law and non-communicable diseases

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Several new resources uploaded!

Several new resources uploaded!

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Comment on Derek Yach’s Lancet article Foundation for a smoke-free world

Comment on Derek Yach’s Lancet article Foundation for a smoke-free world

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Blogpost: The Importance of Your Participation in Surveys for Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic

Blogpost: The Importance of Your Participation in Surveys for Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Amend article 47

Amend article 47

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
New Release from WBG: Tobacco taxation - the crossroads between health and development

New Release from WBG: Tobacco taxation - the crossroads between health and development

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Blogpost: Should revenues from tobacco taxes be earmarked?

Blogpost: Should revenues from tobacco taxes be earmarked?

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Australia's plain packaging laws at the WTO: progress to date

Australia's plain packaging laws at the WTO: progress to date

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Karnataka Govt bans loose sale of tobacco products with immediate effect

Karnataka Govt bans loose sale of tobacco products with immediate effect

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Blogpost: Are poor lifestyle choices really a choice?

Blogpost: Are poor lifestyle choices really a choice?

December 18, 0700 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
TOBACCO CONTROL  VIDEO SPOT: I Don’t Believe

TOBACCO CONTROL VIDEO SPOT: I Don’t Believe

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Blogpost: How reliable are tobacco and alcohol prevalence estimates from surveys?

Blogpost: How reliable are tobacco and alcohol prevalence estimates from surveys?

December 18, 6374 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
20 kg tobacco products seized from Lucknow Metro points to serious healthcare challenges

20 kg tobacco products seized from Lucknow Metro points to serious healthcare challenges

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
TV Interview with Knowledge Hub's Prof Corne van Walbeek on illicit trade in South Africa

TV Interview with Knowledge Hub's Prof Corne van Walbeek on illicit trade in South Africa

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Not just cancer and heart problems, tobacco may cause blindness: AIIMS docs

Not just cancer and heart problems, tobacco may cause blindness: AIIMS docs

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Blogpost: The Rationale for Tobacco Excise Tax Beyond Revenue Raising

Blogpost: The Rationale for Tobacco Excise Tax Beyond Revenue Raising

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Tobacco users found to be poor in studies

Tobacco users found to be poor in studies

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
In Mumbai slums, one in every sixth child of 14-17 years uses tobacco

In Mumbai slums, one in every sixth child of 14-17 years uses tobacco

December 18, 8036 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Inter-Country Meeting on Smokeless Tobacco Policy

Inter-Country Meeting on Smokeless Tobacco Policy

December 18, 0695 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Knowledge Hub Members are targeting tobacco harm in Africa and Asia

Knowledge Hub Members are targeting tobacco harm in Africa and Asia

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Tobacco Tax: The most effective least-used tool in public health

Tobacco Tax: The most effective least-used tool in public health

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
U.P. to ban manufacture, sale of Pan Masala, Gutka

U.P. to ban manufacture, sale of Pan Masala, Gutka

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Nearly 4.7 lakh die of head and neck cancer each year in India

Nearly 4.7 lakh die of head and neck cancer each year in India

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade

WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Philip Morris ordered to pay Australia for costs  of defending tobacco plain packaging investment challenge

Philip Morris ordered to pay Australia for costs of defending tobacco plain packaging investment challenge

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Chewing betel and arecanut banned in Sri Lanka

Chewing betel and arecanut banned in Sri Lanka

December 18, 9442 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
TV interview with the Taxation Knowledge Hub's Hana Ross

TV interview with the Taxation Knowledge Hub's Hana Ross

December 18, 1567 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Blogpost: The DATA Project

Blogpost: The DATA Project

December 18, 1228 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Blogpost: Putting a spotlight on the economics of tobacco control

Blogpost: Putting a spotlight on the economics of tobacco control

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Meeting with FCTC Secretariat's Delegation at the THL Institute, 27-28 June 2017

Meeting with FCTC Secretariat's Delegation at the THL Institute, 27-28 June 2017

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
Australia: Sixth McCabe Centre Intensive Legal Training Course on Law and NCDs takes place in Melbourne

Australia: Sixth McCabe Centre Intensive Legal Training Course on Law and NCDs takes place in Melbourne

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Knowledge Hub at 2nd International Conference of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention

Knowledge Hub at 2nd International Conference of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
World Bank video release: Tobacco Taxation Win-Win for Public Health and Domestic Resources Mobilization Conference

World Bank video release: Tobacco Taxation Win-Win for Public Health and Domestic Resources Mobilization Conference

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
NEW! Introducing our Team Member Blog Series

NEW! Introducing our Team Member Blog Series

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Evidence: Revenues Increase with Increases in Cigarette Taxes

Evidence: Revenues Increase with Increases in Cigarette Taxes

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation

Tabaquismo

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on international cooperation
Salud y deporte

Salud y deporte

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on international cooperation
KH-SLT Participated in GATS-II Release, 8th June, 2017

KH-SLT Participated in GATS-II Release, 8th June, 2017

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco

Día Internacional Control Tabaco

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on international cooperation
Fourth demo test news

Fourth demo test news

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on international cooperation
World Bank Release: World No Tobacco Day 2017 - tobacco taxation demands increased attention & effort

World Bank Release: World No Tobacco Day 2017 - tobacco taxation demands increased attention & effort

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Court of Appeal of Kenya rejects BAT challenge to Tobacco Control Regulations

Court of Appeal of Kenya rejects BAT challenge to Tobacco Control Regulations

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Workshop on

Workshop on "Tobacco Control & Health Informatics"

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
KH on Surveillance at International Non-Communicable Disease Seminar in Helsinki

KH on Surveillance at International Non-Communicable Disease Seminar in Helsinki

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
SARS Wars: Health warning - tobacco may be harmful to your democracy

SARS Wars: Health warning - tobacco may be harmful to your democracy

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Test news 02

Test news 02

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hubs
Monograph Released: The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

Monograph Released: The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Court of Appeal of England and Wales upholds UK plain packaging judgment

Court of Appeal of England and Wales upholds UK plain packaging judgment

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
IMF Release: How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises

IMF Release: How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
KH on Surveillance at “Tobacco Endgame – Swedish Style” seminar

KH on Surveillance at “Tobacco Endgame – Swedish Style” seminar

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
Workplan of Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco

Workplan of Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Proposition 56 to raise tax rate for tobacco in Calafornia from one of lowest in the country to one of the highest

Proposition 56 to raise tax rate for tobacco in Calafornia from one of lowest in the country to one of the highest

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Four US States to vote on whether to raise their tobacco tax in November

Four US States to vote on whether to raise their tobacco tax in November

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
A Package of Cigarettes to Cost IDR 50,000 in Indonesia?

A Package of Cigarettes to Cost IDR 50,000 in Indonesia?

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Fiji: Workshop on addressing NCDs and tobacco control through law, trade, and sustainable development

Fiji: Workshop on addressing NCDs and tobacco control through law, trade, and sustainable development

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Sri Lanka: Seminar for high court judges on tobacco and alcohol control

Sri Lanka: Seminar for high court judges on tobacco and alcohol control

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
The High Court of Justice decision on UK standardized packaging: Key points for other jurisdictions

The High Court of Justice decision on UK standardized packaging: Key points for other jurisdictions

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Lunch time seminar of KHs and observatories on 'Providing assistance of parties'

Lunch time seminar of KHs and observatories on 'Providing assistance of parties'

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
Release of SLT Monograph by Mr. Amal Pusp, Director, Public and International Health

Release of SLT Monograph by Mr. Amal Pusp, Director, Public and International Health

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
NICPR (ICPO) becomes WHO-FCTC Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco Use

NICPR (ICPO) becomes WHO-FCTC Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco Use

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on smokeless tobacco
News 3 title

News 3 title

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on international cooperation
News 2 title

News 2 title

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on international cooperation
News 1 title

News 1 title

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on international cooperation
7th Finnish National Tobacco and Health Day

7th Finnish National Tobacco and Health Day

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
Info leaflet about KH on Surveillance is out

Info leaflet about KH on Surveillance is out

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
KH on surveillance at SRNT-E 2016 Conference

KH on surveillance at SRNT-E 2016 Conference

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on surveillance
News 3 title

News 3 title

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hubs
News 2 title

News 2 title

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hubs
News 1 title

News 1 title

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hubs
Russian Federation: Intensive legal training and capacity-building workshop for law and NCDs for NIS countries

Russian Federation: Intensive legal training and capacity-building workshop for law and NCDs for NIS countries

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
New Zealand Budget 2016: Tobacco tax hike announced

New Zealand Budget 2016: Tobacco tax hike announced

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on taxation
Investment tribunal dismisses Philip Morris Asia's challenge to Australia's plain packaging

Investment tribunal dismisses Philip Morris Asia's challenge to Australia's plain packaging

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges
Norway: Workshop on legal issues relating to the implementation of plain / standardized tobacco packaging in Europe

Norway: Workshop on legal issues relating to the implementation of plain / standardized tobacco packaging in Europe

December 18, 2017 posted on WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on legal challenges