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[Asia, Pakistan] CTAG issues new guidelines on tobacco adverts

The government has framed new tobacco advertising guidelines, which will come into effect from May 31, 2014. It has also issued a warning to Philip Morris Pakistan for violation of the Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance
The News (pk)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:53

[New York] Expert: As NYC Bans Tobacco Sales to Minors, An Innovator’s App Could Bolster Law

offers a way to prevent alcohol sales to the under-21 crowd in bars—but its use is hardly limited to bar owners. barZapp users can aim their smartphone at the barcode on a driver’s license to instantly read and verify the encoded information and display t
added Nov 25, 2013 11:41

[UK] Online illegal tobacco sales target young

Agencies involved in the fight against illicit tobacco smugglers today raised concerns of a proliferation of internet sites offering illegal tobacco for sale at pocket money prices. It comes after the LEP, which is campaigning to raise awareness of the
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 30, 2013 13:19

[UK] British American Tobacco apologises for advertising e-cigarette in kids' app

Ad for Vype is swiftly removed, but wider issues of appropriate targeting of ads within children's apps remains.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 29, 2013 11:57

[Malta] Online Price of cigarettes to go up

The price of cigarettes is expected to go up sharply after the next budget, in which Finance Minister Edward Scicluna is expected to announce measures to increase indirect taxation, The Malta Independent has learnt.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:03

[Pennsylvania] Penn Researchers Hornik and Lerman Receive $20 Million in Federal Funding to Establish Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

New FDA/NIH-funded program combines expertise from four Penn schools and centers to explore communication about tobacco in the digital age, inform FDA regulatory activities
University of Pennsylvania Health System
added Sep 23, 2013 04:41

Blumenthal Urges Ban on Electronic Cigarette Flavors, Online Sales

Blumenthal, D-Conn., is one of the most vehement advocates of restricting the sale of electronic cigarettes. He says the vapor-producing devices, which are booming in popularity, have become "gateway nicotine-delivery devices" for children and he advocate
U.S. News & World Report
added Sep 22, 2013 15:48

Russian telecom authorities temporarily blacklist Facebook

The advertisement also caused a stir in Russia’s Federation Council. The head of the Committee on Information Policy, Ruslan Gatarov, said that he appealed to the Federal Drug Control Service to take action against the promotion of drugs and tobacco onlin
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Sep 19, 2013 17:39

Facebook faces a ban in Russia over ads for pot mimicking smoking blends

Russia's media watchdog has threatened to block Facebook in Russia if an investigation confirms the social-media company featured ads for smoking blends. The country’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Me
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Sep 17, 2013 05:03

[UK] E.cigarettes firm told to hand back old Ash Wales web domain name

The boss of an electronic cigarette firm has been ordered to return a website domain name which had been used by an anti-tobacco charity. Action on Smoking & Health (Ash) Wales forgot to renew the domain registration for ... Vapouriz sai
BBC Online
added Sep 9, 2013 16:58
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