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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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[USA] Summary of UCSF public comments to FDA on Swedish Match MRTP application

Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:32
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[Sweden, USA] Swedish Match’s Consumer Perception Study Provides No Evidence for the Population-Level Effects of Modified Snus Labels

this study does not evaluate the effects of the proposed label on “subjects’ tobacco use behavior” (p. 689) nor can it evaluate the effects of “removal” of current warnings (p. 689).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:27
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[USA] FDA should deny Swedish Match request to change snus warning label: US is not Sweden

We submitted this public comment to FDA in response to Swedish Match's request to change the warning labels on snus. The tracking number is 1jy-8fp2-j9pp. “Swedish Experience” extolled in this MRTP application is not transferrable to the US because of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:25
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Proposed Regulations Aim to Clamp Down on Smoking in China

the Chinese government has released a draft of anti-tobacco regulations that for the first time would ban smoking in all indoor public places. Also, for the first time, cigarette packages would have to prominently feature information about the dangers of
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 25, 2014 10:07
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging

Description: Full text will be released Novemeber 27, 2014
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:46
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[Australia, UK] The battle for control of the cigarette packet

companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel...these were meant to be unbranded, but a mysterious three-letter call sign had begun to appear near the filter. For Benson and Hedges, it was LDN. For Holliday, it
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2014 02:54
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