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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: Is plain packaging worth it? ― Jeffrey Baxley

before passing a law based solely on an international trend, the government should take the time to carefully study whether the much-touted public health measure actually makes the public healthier....consumers and voters should ask themselves whether the
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2016 16:05

EU anti-fraud official backs tobacco agreements

Margarete Hofmann, policy director of the EU anti-fraud office, known as OLAF, last week sent political advisers in the European Parliament a briefing paper in an email obtained by POLITICO, saying the agreements are the “best instruments” to combat ciga
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20

[Africa, UK] World's youngest billionaire got her fortune from shady tobacco company that sold cigarettes made with child labour and targetted female non-smokers with ads

Glamorous Norwegian tobacco heiress Alexandra Andresen, 19, was named by Forbes as a billionaire this week. Her family tobacco firm benefitted from child labour and tried to get women to smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:13

[Asia-pacific] BOLLYKY: TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

carve-out says a lot about the special role of tobacco in U.S. and international law, but less about investment disputes generally. It is an exception motivated by a unique combination: a widely subscribed treaty binding all other TPP countries, an execu
Council on Foreign Relations
added Feb 5, 2016 21:40

[Asia, Mid-east] Films showing smoking scenes should get adult rating, says WHO, Oman health experts

Health experts in Oman have welcomed the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls on governments to introduce age-classified ratings for films with tobacco images to stop children from getting addicted to cigarettes and hookah.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:26

[Belgium, Europe] VIDEO: New laws on e-cigarettes to be introduced across EU

Laws on electronic cigarettes will change across Europe this year, with new health warnings and controls on how they are sold. In some parts of the EU, e-cigarettes are currently banned. Hywel Griffith has been to the Belgian capital, Brussels, to see wh
BBC Online
added Jan 4, 2016 04:18

Asia Minute: Indonesia’s Tobacco Challenges

nearly a third of the country’s male residents smoke their first cigarette by the age of ten....The WHO says the only places where people smoke more are China and India. Indonesia’s government has taken some steps to slow tobacco use - taxes on cigarett
Hawaii Public Radio
added Dec 30, 2015 16:33

[Asia-pacific] Reichert Says About 15 Republicans Will Oppose TPP Over Tobacco ($$)

Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA), the chairman of the House Ways & Means trade subcommittee, warned Thursday (Dec. 3) that securing congressional passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will be more difficult than the winning approval of the fa
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Dec 4, 2015 14:14

[Europe] INVESTIGATION / Will EU renew $1.25bn deal with tobacco firm PMI?

There are 222 days left until an unprecedented treaty between tobacco company Philip Morris International ... Since the deal with PMI, the EU signed similar agreements with three other tobacco giants. Until June 2015, the EU and its members have received
added Dec 1, 2015 12:36

Imperial Tobacco Starts to Deliver U.S. Acquisition Progress

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc reported full-year earnings that beat analysts’ estimates as the market share of its recently-acquired U.S. cigarette brands stabilized in the fourth quarter. Adjusted operating profit gained 2.4 percent to 3.05 billion pounds
Bloomberg News
added Nov 3, 2015 17:23
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