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Day: October 13, 2023

Historic Global Framework on Chemicals Adopted Following Years of Talks

Based around 28 targets, the Framework outlines a roadmap for countries and stakeholders to collaboratively address the lifecycle of chemicals, including products and waste. The negotiating process was unique in that representatives from governments, the private sector, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations, youth, and academia participated at the same level. Pledging EUR 20...
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Have a sweet tooth? If you crave sugar, that’s because your mind and body have been trained to crave it. Sugar is addictive. Some studies have suggested that sugar is as addictive as cocaine. Sugar releases endorphins in the body and combines with other chemicals in the body, resulting in a surge of energy. People who suffer from constant tiredness may thus reach for carb-rich sugary foods for...
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Happiness is largely a chemical experience. Happiness is made in the brain by 4 main chemicals: serotonin (the mood chemical), dopamine (the reward chemical), oxytocin (the love hormone) and endorphins (the body’s natural painkillers). Each chemical is released by your brain to help evoke sensations of pleasure and satisfaction. They also help control stress and anxiety. Here’s what you can...
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It Doesn’t Make Sense to Delay GEG

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) finds it outrageous that in Parliament the tobacco and vape industry lobbyists met members of parliament (MPs) seeking support for the vape industry agenda recently. The lobbyists have been actively involved in derailing the Generational End Game (GEG) legislation. We wish to point out that the government has the responsibility to protect their public...
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