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Plain cigarette packaging likely coming to Canada

The federal government is moving forward on its pledge to require plain packaging for cigarettes sold in Canadian markets, a change that would further limit creative labeling and packaging techniques use by tobacco companies to attract customers.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 12:21
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY OF AMENDED CIGARETTE, CIGAR, SMOKELESS TOBACCO, AND ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE REGULATIONS (PDF)

Covered businesses must sell all covered products in the following manner: • Placement/display: all products must be placed out of the reach of all customers, and in a location only accessible by retail personnel. • Face-to-face sales: all products m
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
added Sep 16, 2015 17:48
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Is Consumer Response to Plain/Standardised Tobacco Packaging Consistent with Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Guidelines? A Systematic Review of Quantitative Studies

suggests that standardised packaging will reduce the appeal of packaging and of smoking in general; that it will go some way to reduce consumer misperceptions regarding product harm based upon package design; and will help make the legally required on-pac
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 25, 2013 22:54
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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FORM 10-Q: Overview of Altria Group, Inc. and/or PM USA Tobacco-Related Litigation

Plaintiffs’ theories of recovery and the defenses raised in pending smoking and health, health care cost recovery and “Lights/Ultra Lights” cases are discussed below. The table below lists the number of certain tobacco-related cases pending in the United
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 30, 2014 12:08
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Sen. Brown Urges Obama Administration to Reconsider Tobacco Proposal in Trans-Pacific Partnership That Could Undermine Public Health Efforts

Brown Urges Administration to Prioritize Public Health, Prevent Use of Controversial Provisions that Chill Anti-tobacco, Public Health Efforts in U.S. and Abroad
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Sep 13, 2013 01:52
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[Australia, Canada] Patrick Hannaford: Mandating plain packaging on cigarettes doesn’t work

The Trudeau government’s plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging on their products is a paternalistic...Rather than following Australia’s implementation of ineffective plain packaging legislation, the Trudeau government should empower Cana
National Post (ca)
added May 4, 2016 17:11
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[Canada] Nova Scotia's top doctor wants cigarette advertising on packs dropped

Dr. Robert Strang, the chief public health officer in Nova Scotia, is championing the cause. Nova Scotia was the first jurisdiction in the world to ban menthol cigarettes.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2015 10:02
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[Ethiopia] Gov’t Issues Directive to Implement a Proclamation to Protect Non-Smokers

A directive which will effectively ban smoking in public places within the coming six months and introduce new packaging depicting the harms of smoking in three months has been issued by the Food, Medicine & Health Care Administration & Control Authority
Addis Fortune (et)
added Jan 5, 2015 22:56
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