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[Asia] Indian cigarette maker ITC criticizes big health warnings on packs

"There is no evidence to suggest that cigarette smoking would cause the diseases depicted in the pictures or that large GHW (graphic health warnings) will lead to reduction in consumption," ITC said in a statement filed to the Indian stock exchanges. It
added Oct 26, 2016 14:24

[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco Companies Get Extra Time to Put Graphic Health Warnings on Their Products

The deadline for cigarette companies to put gruesome images alongside health warnings on their products has been extended by six months after the tobacco industry complained it would be too difficult to recall packs without the new warnings in time.
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:04

HATCHARD: Big Tobacco’s dirty tricks in opposing plain packaging

Opponents of plain packaging tend to have links to the tobacco industry. So much so that three-quarters of organisations identified in our study... A compulsory register of tobacco companies’ memberships, political activities and associated spending would
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 24, 2016 12:36

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cigar makers told to also put graphic health warnings

It’s not just cigarette makers; even cigar makers were reminded by an anti-smoking group to comply with the impending implementation of the graphic health warning (GWH) Law. “Cigar makers are also sternly reminded to follow the existing GHW Law as they a
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:38

[Florida] Rubio Assails Easing of Regulations On Cuban Cigars; Tightening of Domestic Laws

Rubio toured the city's sole remaining cigar manufacturer, J.C. Newman Cigar Co., and he has more than the island nation in his sights. He also took aim at new U.S. regulations. Those include government approval of new cigar blends and requiring larger w
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 18:36

[Netherlands] Dutch get tough on cigarette packaging: no glitter, no holograms

companies operating in the Netherlands are to be banned from adding decorative elements to their packaging such as ‘holograms, shiny and glamorous colours, and references to themes such as football or King’s Day’. And potential innovations, such as packag (nl)
added Oct 20, 2016 17:16

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Law on graphic health warnings takes full effect Nov

The law on graphic health warnings on cigarette packs will be fully implemented starting November 4. This means about half the space on packets of all cigarette packs, both the imported and locally produced, shall bear a photograph showing the harmful ef
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Oct 20, 2016 13:42

[UK] New legal bid by Bristol's Imperial Tobacco to overthrow Government's 'plain packaging' law

Three Court of Appeal judges will now hear a challenge against the ruling, which is scheduled to last four days.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 19, 2016 19:35

Change in public support for the introduction of plain packaging and new, enlarged graphic health warnings in the Australian state of Victoria, 2011–2013

A slight rise in opposition to plain packaging among Australian smokers was reported immediately prior to implementation, followed by a significant increase in support, from 28% preimplementation (late 2011 to early 2012) to 49% postimplementation (early
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2016 18:31

[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco (BAT) fights State over new tough smoking rules

BAT asked the Court of Appeal to allow its argument that the regulations ought not see the light of the day. On its part, the State told the court that there was nothing unconstitutional about the regulations, which among other things required gory images
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
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