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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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[Brazil, New Zealand] Plain cigarette packs backed by study

An international study has thrown weight behind the campaign for New Zealand to adopt plain cigarette packaging. Australia has recently adopted plain packaging, while the Maori party is proposing New Zealand does the same.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 17:58
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[Australia, Canada] Anti-smoking groups seek Aussie pack logos

Anti-smoking groups are urging Ottawa to follow Australia's lead in barring tobacco companies from displaying their logos on cigarette packs.
PostMedia News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2012 02:41
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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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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[UK] Standardised tobacco packs “will not increase illegal market"

Pete Astley MBE – who works for Trading Standards North West and is a renowned expert on international intellectual property crime – spoke to peers on Tuesday (15 October 2013), at a special briefing event organised by Cancer Research UK in London to dis
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:02
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[UK] Smoking: cigarette packaging encourages children to start smoking

Pro-smoking group Forest said: “The results of the survey are hypothetical, as what children say and how they behave in reality are two different things.”
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 10:57
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[Ohio] Did Obama administration duck smoking issue in free trade talks? Sherrod Brown suggests so

a tobacco-and-trade debate that Sen. Sherrod Brown joined today with a letter to President Barack Obama's administration asking a basic question: Should trade treaties, which encourage the global flow of goods and services, trump public health and safety
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Sep 13, 2013 01:50
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[UK] Health minister comments reignite plain pack row

Many young people have taken up smoking as a result of “gorgeous” cigarette packaging, the Public Health Minister has said. Anna Soubry admitted she was attracted by the “symbol of glamour” represented by cigarette packs when she began smoking in her y
PoliticsHome (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:20
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[Canada] Tobacco industry rep concerned by cannabis packaging rules

Imperial Tobacco's Eric Gagnon says it's unfair that proposed packaging and branding rules for cannabis in Canada are not as strict as those for tobacco products
Lift (ca)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:30
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