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'Dolphin Safe' Tuna Decision Muddled

Mexico claims to have won a World Trade Organization ruling on "Dolphin Safe" labels where the objectives of the United States were found to be legitimate, just maybe not applicable worldwide. Any countries harvesting tuna in the Pacific Ocean from Southern California to Peru and out almost to Hawaii could qualify for the "Dolphin Safe" label if they are careful. But all too often, tuna are captured using methods involving the chase, netting, and drowning of dolphins.
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Broad Differences In Alcohol, Tobacco And Illegal Drug Use Across Countries

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

A survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) research consortium found that the United States had among the highest lifetime rates of tobacco and alcohol use and led in the proportion of participants reporting cannabis ... Read Post

Medical Professionals Worldwide Endorse WHO Checklist For Safer Surgery

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

A new safety checklist for surgical procedures developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) won the endorsements of nearly 250 health organizations from over 40 countries at a launching event yesterday at the Pan American Health... Read Post

Survey Assesses Worldwide Cocaine And Cannabis Use

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

In a major survey of 17 countries, it was found that the United States has the highest levels of cocaine and cannabis use. These results, based on the World Health Organization's (WHO) Composite International Diagnostic Interview (C... Read Post


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