People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
- Published on 04 February 2016
The Government of the Ukraine continues to push up the rate of excise taxes that it levies on tobacco products.
The latest hike of 40 percent, as of 1 Jan. 2016, follows on three increases in 2015 that totalled 40 percent. It should result in prices increasing generally by 20-25 percent, according to the NGO Advocacy Center LIFE, a member of the Framework Convention Alliance.
- Published on 11 January 2016
The Consumer Information Network (CIN) has joined forces with civil society groups to lodge a formal complaint against British American Tobacco (BAT) to the Kenyan Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).