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MPower Framework and UN Human Rights Treaties

08/2014

This fact sheet identifies specific parts of United Nations human rights treaties that can be used to promote tobacco control goals in alliance with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), and makes a case for use of non-tobacco treaties as a tool. See the fact sheet.

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TAPS Compliance: Internet, Sponsored Events, and CSR

06/2014

IGTC, in collaboration with CTFK and the Union, published this how-to guide on assessing compliance with Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship (TAPS) bans. This is the second edition of this guide, and focuses specifically on internet promotion, sponsored events, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) by tobacco companies. For more resources, you can also see the first TAPS guide

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The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in the Philippines

05/2014

"The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in the Philippines: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Taxation" evaluates the intersection of public health and economic policymaking in tobacco control, focusing on policy in the Philippines. The research was led by Dr. Jeffrey Drope at the American Cancer Society, supported by an award from IGTC with funding from the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use. 

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Assessing Compliance with Smoke-free Laws

05/2014

The second edition of this how-to guide for conducting compliance studies provides insights for experienced researchers as well as comprehensive study design and assessment guidance for those who are examining compliance for the first time.

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World No Tobacco Day 2014: Raise Taxes on Tobacco

05/2014

Higher tobacco taxes = fewer smokers, less death and healthier communities

Every May 31, the World Health Organization promotes an important tobacco control measure to save lives. Find out more about tobacco taxation, our taxation research and how important it is to raise taxes via this multi-part series.

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Innovations in Tobacco Control Lecture Series

04/2014

A lectures series hosted by the Institute for Global Tobacco Control that brings together key researchers and experts to share ideas and spark discussions.
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Latest video:
Electronic nicotine delivery systems: Product characteristics and safety
Dr. Maciej L. Goniewicz

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