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[Canada] Media advisory - The Canadian Cancer Society will react to the passage of the Quebec legislation to bolster tobacco control

Quebec Division will officially react to the passage of An Act to bolster tobacco control. Mélanie Champagne, Director of Public Issues, and Micheline Bélanger, former smoker and lung cancer survivor, will be available for interviews.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:50

CPMA chief says France plain pack vote was a close call

Having received information from Brussels, Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance (CPMA) director Mike Ridgway told Packaging News just how close the call was on France’s plain packaing law being passed. “It got passed by just two votes! Now it passes
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:30

[France] French give nod to plain cigarette packaging

Cigarettes will have to be sold in plain packaging in France from next year after the French parliament narrowly voted through a proposal which has drawn the ire of tobacconists. The measure narrowly made it through parliament late Wednesday after an ame
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:26

France passes plain tobacco pack law

The new packaging will be introduced in France from May next year but, as in other countries, the measure has sparked threats of legal action among tobacco companies. Smoking is the main cause of death in France, with more than 70,000 people dying each y
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:22

France introduces plain cigarette packaging

The French parliament has narrowly passed a law to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes . It’s in a bid to cut the number of its smokers, particularly among teenagers, The new packaging will be introduced from May next year but the measure has spark
added Nov 27, 2015 01:20

[Asia-pacific] The Marlboro Man to Go Into Hiding in Canada; Country to Adopt Generic Cigarette Packaging

But the threat of litigation does not appear to be deterring Canada’s liberal government. If the recently published Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty is approved and implemented, the tobacco industry might find it more difficult to file legal challen
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Nov 26, 2015 10:19

Romanian Deputies to vote on banning smoking in public spaces

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies could debate today, November 25, the draft law which bans smoking in enclosed public spaces, enclosed places at workplace, in children’s playgrounds, and in health & education facilities.
Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:51

Changes in use of types of tobacco products by pack sizes and price segments, prices paid and consumption following the introduction of plain packaging in Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Introduction of PP was associated with an increase in use of value brands, likely due to increased numbers available and smaller increases in prices for value relative to premium brands. Reported consumption declined following the December 2013 tax incre
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 14:59

[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49

[Massachusetts] Smokers Seek $600M In Marlboro Lights False Ad Trial ($$)

200,000 Massachusetts smokers on Monday urged a state judge to award it more than $600 million in its suit alleging Philip Morris USA Inc. falsely advertised Marlboro Lights cigarettes delivered less tar and nicotine to users, saying that the product was
added Nov 24, 2015 21:24
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