E-Cigarette Ban & Regulation: Global Status as of February 2021

37 COUNTRIES1 BAN SELLING OF E-CIGARETTES The sale/distribution of e-cigarettes2 is banned in the following thirty-seven (37) countries: Antigua and Barbuda*, Argentina, Australia, Bhutan*, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, India, Iran, Japan**, N. Korea*, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Qatar, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Syria, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkey*, […]

Guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Art.5.3 Guidelines EN, FR, ES, RU, CH, AR   At its third session in November 2008, the Conference of the Parties (COP) adopted guidelines for implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC on the protection of public health policies with respect to tobacco control from commercial and other vested interests of […]

JTI-Macdonald Corp.

Deloitte Introduction and Overview Take notice that on March 8, 2019, JTI-Macdonald Corp. (the “Applicant” or “JTIM”) sought and obtained protection pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) (the “Court”).  Deloitte Restructuring Inc. has been appointed as monitor in the Applicants’ CCAA proceedings (the […]

Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited

FTI Consulting On March 12, 2019 Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited and Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (together, the “Applicants”) sought and obtained an order (as amended from time to time, the (“Initial Order”)) under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List). Pursuant to the Initial Order, FTI […]

Joint statement by the WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Head of the Secretariat of WHO FCTC to Member States of the Region

25 January 2021 WHO, FCTC Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean and Dr Adriana Blanco Marquizo, Head of the Secretariat of the WHO FCTC 2020 will be remembered as the year everything changed due to the COVID-19. Despite the pandemic, 17 countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region moved to ban […]

A Post Implementation Review Report of Tobacco Legislation Coming into Force Between 2010-2015

1 January 2021 Government of United Kingdom A Post Implementation Review Report of Tobacco Legislation Coming into Force Between 2010-2015 Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care by Command of Her Majesty PDF

What does Brexit mean for UK tobacco control?

2 December, 2020 Author: J. Robert Branston, Deborah Arnott, Allen W.A.Gallagher Abstract In January 2020 the UK left the European Union (EU), although a transition period extends EU rules/regulations until the end of 2020 while a longer-term relationship agreement is negotiated. After almost 50 years of membership the UK economy is tightly integrated into that […]

Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2020

Tobacco Industry Interference Index PDF 3.2mb Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Asian Countries, 2020     Tobacco Industry Interference Index PDF 3.2mb Implementation of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in ASEAN Countries, 2020  

Latino America Regional Report 2020 (Spanish)

  Launch of the Regional Tobacco Industry Interference Index in Latin America Report: Interferencia de la Industria Tabacalera en American Latina 2020 Agenda English, Spanish Press Release for International Community Press Release for Latino America Countries Executive Summary English, PR, Spanish Regional Map, General Interference Mexico case English, Spanish Report of Work Part 1 Spanish