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[Australia, Europe, UK] EU set to bring in plain tobacco packaging 'by the back door'

As the issue of plain tobacco packaging continues to be kicked about by party leaders like a political football, the European Parliament has moved a step closer to introducing what corporate affairs experts warn is “plain packaging by the back door”.
The Grocer (uk)
added Jul 20, 2013 13:54

[Europe] Public Health Committee MEPs toughen up plans to deter young people from smoking

A draft law to make smoking less attractive to the young by banning the use of "characterised" flavours such as strawberry or menthol in tobacco products was backed by Public Health Committee MEPs on Wednesday. But they also amended the draft to require
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:07

[Europe, Malta] Source of Bahamas story 'tried to entrap' John Dalli’s daughter

Barry Conner, the man behind John Dalli's trip to the Bahamas, tried to entrap Clare Gauci Borda - Dalli's daughter - Sunday newspaper Illum reports. Conner, Illum says, had been the one to report the trip to the Bahamas after becoming aware of Dalli's
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 7, 2013 09:57

[Indonesia, USA] Deadline nears for US clove cigarette action

The United States is expected to respond soon to a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in April last year that said the Tobacco Control Act of 2009 was discriminatory. The trade organization’s appellate body ruled that the act issued by US Fo
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:22

European Ministers Agree to Stricter Tobacco Laws

Cigarette packs in Europe would have to carry bigger health warnings, and cigarettes with menthol or other flavorings face a total ban, under an agreement that European Union ministers struck on Friday after spirited negotiations. A small group led by Po
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2013 14:55

[Zimbabwe] Africa to resist tobacco ban

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association has vowed to fight against the ban of tobacco production as this would negatively affect livelihoods of people living in Africa. This came out at an ITGA regional meeting held in Harare yesterday.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 12, 2013 16:31

[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02

Plainly Constitutional: The Upholding of Plain Tobacco Packaging by the High Court of Australia (PDF)

While each legal challenge is pursued and decided in its own context and its own way, no challenge to tobacco control measures takes place in isolation, not least because of the FCTC, a global treaty with 176 Parties, each having committed, under interna
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added May 19, 2013 14:12


culture also predicts health outcomes like smoking participation. We find that culture matters for the smoking behavior of sons and daughters of British immigrants in Australia and the US, and daughters of British immigrants in South Africa. We find th
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added May 13, 2013 09:12

World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2013 / Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

A comprehensive ban of all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship is required under the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) for all Parties to this treaty within five years of the entry into force of the Convention for that Pa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 01:04
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