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Trademark associations should take ‘less dogmatic approach’ to plain packaging, expert urges

, a co-author of the work says that the tobacco industry’s fight against plain packaging is on the verge of defeat, and that IP associations must rethink their lobbying approach against similar measures. Published last week, “The New Intellectual Propert
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:19
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[Europe] Non-smoking planet: Clues for tipping from vicious to virtuous behavior identified

analyzed unexpected and rapid changes in social norms that buck this trend. These include rapid changes in average family size, smoking indoors, foot binding in China, or littering the streets. Unraveling the causes of such tipping points might help find
EurekAlert
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14
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U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations

The health of U.S. citizens is specifically challenged by smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, drug abuse and gun violence, said study co-author Dr. Mohsen Naghavi. He's a professor with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the Universit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2016 01:22
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[UK] Pupils join global call for tougher smoking rules

Primary school pupils in Llantwit Major have been picking up cigarette butts from a local beach to mark World Environmental Health Day. World Environmental Health Day, run by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, is calling for tougher smoking
Bridgend & Portheawl GEM (uk)
added Oct 6, 2016 15:57
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[India] da Costa e Silva: Will tobacco industry interference cause lack of transparency at global event?

We cannot sit at the negotiating table with the people who caused this global disaster because one thing is crystal clear - this industry lies.... COP7 will, I believe, send an unequivocal message to the tobacco peddlers. The world understands who you are
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco -related deaths on the rise

conference of the World Environmental Health, that was held on Monday at Ingwenyama Lodge. Ehlanzeni District Municipality hosted the event. The theme this year was: “Tobacco control: A response to a global pandemic”. The conference was graced by delegat
Mpumalanga News (za)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:42
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PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IGNORE ILLICIT TOBACCO THREAT

While both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton have promised to protect the country from terrorism, they have yet to speak out against terrorists using the sale of contraband cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:32
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Madvapes opens its first location in the Republic of Ireland

Madvapes Holdings has signed a master franchise agreement to expand into the Republic of Ireland. This growth is part of their international expansion strategy to provide premium e-liquids and vaping equipment into the global market. Over the past six ye
PR Newswire
added Oct 5, 2016 01:48
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[India, Iraq, Mid-east, Switzerland] UN diplomats lived large on smuggled tobacco

In August, two employees of the diplomatic mission of Iraq to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland were accused of abusing their diplomatic status to illegally funnel over 600,000 cigarettes into France over the course of 3 years in order to sell on
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:17
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers seek inclusion

ITGA president Francois van der Merwe said... “We have been trying to engage the WHO on health matters so that any differences they have with our industry can be resolved. We have written to them since 2012 and they haven’t responded in the last four year
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:07
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