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[China] Shanghai residents want smoking banned indoors: survey

More than 80 percent of Shanghai residents want smoking banned in restaurants and entertainment areas, a survey showed, reflecting a growing awareness of health issues in China, the world's top consumer of tobacco.
Reuters
added Jun 1, 2012 01:10
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[Asia] Sri Lanka starts printing warning on cigarette packs

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court last year ordered the leading manufacturer of tobacco products in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to include pictorial health warnings covering 60 percent of the front and back panels of the cigarette packs released to t
LankaPage.com
added Jan 3, 2015 12:55
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Overview: Cigarette Health Warnings

Beginning September 2012*, FDA will require larger, more prominent cigarette health warnings on all cigarette packaging and advertisements in the United States.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 20, 2013 00:00
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[Australia] LETTER: Ban on tobacco sales will create a black market

It is ridiculous to claim smoking will therefore “be phased out in six years’ time” as Ms Johnstone asserts. What is more likely is that Tasmania will continue to deal with the myriad health concerns of nicotine addiction, plus a fledgling, dangerously
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:49
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[Canada] Larger anti-smoking warnings now on cigarette packs

Packages of cigarettes and little cigars sold in Canada will now carry large, new anti-smoking images and messages.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 20, 2012 06:33
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Graphic warning labels improve smokers' recall of warning and health risks related to smoking

a first of its kind study in the U.S., researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have shown that the addition of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging can improve smokers' recall of the warning and health ri
EurekAlert
added Jun 15, 2012 14:29
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[China] Low-tar cigarettes not less harmful

China's health authorities used a report published by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday to reiterate that low-tar cigarettes do not reduce harm
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:33
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Tobacco Companies Sue FDA Over Cigarette Packaging Guidelines

“We disagree that FDA’s new requirements that manufacturers must obtain agency authorization before changing certain product labels when the actual physical tobacco product remains exactly the same,” an Altria rep tells the Wall Street Journal. “We’re as
The Consumerist (blog)
added Apr 14, 2015 17:25
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Fortnightly Tobacco Companies Review: Lawsuits In Florida And Uruguay

The last two weeks brought much sorrow to cigarette companies in the U.S. Philip Morris USA (part of the Altria Group (NYSE: MO)) and R.J. Reynolds (part of Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI)) were both asked to pay out damages worth several millions of dolla
Trefis
added Sep 27, 2014 14:02
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[Florida] Surgeon General Makes 'Light' Cigs Tempting Lawsuit Target ($$)

The U.S. surgeon general's landmark finding last week that filtered cigarettes may actually increase the risk of lung cancer could lead to a flurry of new lawsuits against tobacco companies and even expand cigarette litigation outside of Florida, where it
Law360
added Jan 24, 2014 15:52
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