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[Europe, Sweden] Snus is now more popular than smoking in Norway

The preference for snus in Norway is certain to revive debate over the health effects...Though its sale is illegal across the EU, it is manufactured and used in Sweden, which has an exemption, and Norway, which is not an EU member. According to Norway's
The Local (no)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:56
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TEXAS CIGAR BUSINESSES SUE FDA OVER CIGAR REGULATIONS

argues that the warning label requirements—and the process FDA went about deciding said requirements—is a violation of various laws including the first amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act, a law which requires the government to go through certa
HalfWheel
added Jan 17, 2018 09:17
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[Asia, India] Odisha: Pictorial warnings bring down smoking by 3.3 per cent

The pictorial warnings on packages of tobacco products seem to have worked well as the number of tobacco smokers in the State has come down. The prevalence of smoking has declined by 3.3 per cent in last eight years and only seven per cent adults, above 1
New Indian Express (in)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:27
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ALTADIS SUES FIGARO CIGARS OVER FLEUR-DE-LIS USE

The case centers around the fleur-de-lis, the classic French symbol that adorns the company’s Montecristo line. In 2015, Figaro filed for a trademark for its Figarillos brand that included a logo using the fleur-de-lis. Altadis U.S.A., which owns the rig
HalfWheel
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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Cheyenne Unveils New Logo

Tobacco-product maker Cheyenne International unveiled a new corporate logo (see below), the first change in its visual identity since the company’s inception in 2002. In conjunction, the company updated its website, making it easier to navigate and to po
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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[Asia, India] Do warnings on tobacco packs work? Overwhelmingly yes, says this study

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey -2 (GATS-2) which was conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in association has thrown light on why it is important to have pictorial warnings on cigarette packs. The study has found that the warnings play a r
The News Minute (in)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:13
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Open Access Battery Safety Information and Warnings on E-cigarette Packages and Online

Consumers must actively seek information about battery safety online to access it. Regulators should consider opportunities, such as health messaging campaigns, to educate the public and prevent harms resulting from battery failure.
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jan 11, 2018 18:36
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How tobacco companies in the UK prepared for and responded to standardised packaging of cigarettes and rolling tobacco

There was non-compliance with the legislation, with slim packs, which are not permitted, on sale after standardised packaging was implemented. Conclusions Our findings highlight the need to monitor developments in markets introducing standardised packagi
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2018 03:35
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[Asia, India] ‘Pictorial warning impact worrying tobacco lobby’

. The HC move had created a flutter among anti-tobacco lobbyists, who said the tobacco industry is trying to avoid pictorial warnings as they have a positive impact on tobacco users. In its order on December 15, the Karnataka HC struck down the Cigarette
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:11
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products will continue to have 85% pictorial warning as SC stays Karnataka court order

A day after the Supreme Court of India stayed the Karnataka High Court judgement which struck down the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s (MoHFW) amended guidelines to have 85 per cent area of tobacco products packages covered with health warn
Down To Earth (DTE) (Society for Environmental Communications) (in)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:31
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