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Position Statement on Heat-Not-Burn (HNB) Tobacco Products

2017

This paper offers a summary review of a new generation of tobacco products: tobacco industry form on 'reduced risk' products, quality of available scientific research and the range of legislative and regulatory responses adopted by countries so far. It concludes with The Union's recommendations on HNB.

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Tobacco Control Programmes and Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs): a way forward

2015

A discussion paper on development of an integrated approach to reducing the prevalence of NCDs.

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Summary Position Statement on E-cigarettes and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

2014

A summary update of The Union's 2013 review of scientific evidence on e-cigarettes.

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Sustainable Funding Models for Tobacco Control: a Discussion Paper

2014 

A background paper based on the literature and international experience in the development of sustainable funding models for tobacco control, to date. Sustainable funding models result in reduced tobacco use within a country where tobacco taxes are increased and these funds applied to comprehensive tobacco control programmes.

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International Trade Agreements and their Impact on Tobacco Control

2014 

An in-depth assessment of the potential conflicts between tobacco control policy and international trade commitments - under the World Trade Organization, free trade agreements and international investment agreements. Countries may find these multiple commitments divergent, and legally binding. 

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Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

2013

A review of scientific evidence relating to e-cigarettes. The Union makes recommendations on a public health approach to e-cigarettes in light of this evidence. Please note: this paper was updated in October 2014.

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