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[Europe] Council agrees its position on revised EU tobacco directive (PDF)

The Council today agreed1 a general approach2 on a revised draft EU tobacco directive aimed at making tobacco products less attractive by strengthening the rules on how tobacco products can be manufactured, presented and sold (11483/13).
Council of the European Union (be)
added Jun 28, 2013 15:46

[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26

Justices decline to hear challenge to tobacco law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a tobacco industry challenge to a federal law that expanded restrictions on the advertising and marketing of cigarettes. The provisions of the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act unde
added Apr 22, 2013 12:50

[Asia, India] Changes soon in tobacco warnings?

Under pressure from the tobacco industry, the Union health ministry has decided to make changes in the “ratio” of pictorial warnings to be used on tobacco products. While, the tobacco industry was supposed to come out with new pictorial warnings from Apr
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:13

Ukraine's Battle with Smoking not Always Effective

Ukraine, once ranked 4th in the world for highest number of smokers, is changing tactics to push smokers to kick the habit. Now cigarette packs include different graphic warnings and statements: a photo of lung cancer is supplemented with the message,
The Epoch Times
added Apr 2, 2013 12:30

[USA] UK plain-packaging support bruises tobacco firms

“The news is likely to be an immediate negative for IMT, but we think much of the impact is in the price. Either way, this feels like ‘high noon’, and we expect a strong legal challenge,” said Martin Deboo, analyst at Investec Securities in a note.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Mar 7, 2013 04:15

The Future of Russia Tobacco and Tobacco Products Packaging to 2017 New Report

The report provides in-depth quantitative data on retail tobacco and tobacco products packaging, covering key segmentations such as pack material and type, closure material and type, and outer information, for the latest financial year (current year) and
added Feb 27, 2013 10:53

[Jordan] Anti-tobacco pictorials fail to sway smokers

The new anti-smoking pictorials that tobacco manufacturing firms recently placed on cigarette packs do not motivate smokers to kick the habit, according to smokers interviewed by The Jordan Times on Sunday.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 25, 2013 21:52

Sri Lankan Court rejects tobacco company\'s stay order on pictorial warnings

Sri Lanka's Court of Appeals today refused to issue a stay order sought by the major cigarette company in the country Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to stop the government from labeling cigarette packets with graphic warnings.
added Feb 25, 2013 11:31

[UK] The Australian cigarette packet that puts you off smoking

The Australian cigarette packet has been shortlisted for a Design Museum award. The world is full of design classics. George Carwardine's anglepoise lamp. Harry Beck's tube map. That sofa that looks a bit like someone's mouth. And now we have the Austral
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 02:08
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