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Austria's new tobacco law comes under fire

A new tobacco law is being pushed through the Austrian parliament despite the fact that it contains a spelling mistake that might make implementing the law a bit difficult.
The Local Austria (at)
added May 2, 2016 19:40
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
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Ethiopia passes law banning smoking in public

Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives pass a new tobacco control proclamation. The proclamation prohibits smoking in public places and it also includes putting enormous taxes on and increasing the price of cigarettes.
Ethiosports
added Jan 22, 2014 19:46
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Australia’s ‘plain packaging’ stubs out cigarette branding, prompting backlash

it has touched off a war being fought in domestic courts, at a Geneva-based agency that enforces world trade treaties, and through obscure arbitration panels working out of organizations such as the World Bank. Anti-smoking activists regard Australia’s n
Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2013 14:34
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[Canada] New, more graphic labels for tobacco come in; smoking rates keep falling

Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2012 15:50
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[Australia, Trinidad And Tobago] No new anti-smoking laws coming--Fuad

The Tobacco Control Act already exists and T&T should not expect new legislation similar to Australia’s draconian anti-smoking legislation to be passed in T&T anytime soon, says Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan. He was responding to questions from the Guardi
Trinidad Guardian (tt)
added Aug 16, 2012 01:40
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[Florida] Top 10 Civil Justice Stories of 2014

6. Philip Morris Ordered to Pay $26 Million in Tobacco Lawsuit / Why It’s Big... / What Did We Learn? The tobacco industry, despite its vast war chest, is beatable in court, especially when it comes to the deceptive marketing practices employed by the in
The Legal Examiner
added Dec 31, 2014 16:42
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Sri Lanka tobacco company gets more time to comply with graphic warning law

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today granted the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) more time to comply with the Health Ministry regulations to mark cigarette packs with graphic warnings. The Supreme Court hearing an appeal by the CTC against an Appellate Court rul
LankaPage.com
added Feb 28, 2013 13:52
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New FDA Warnings Troubling Tobacco Makers?

These rules will pose a significant problem for tobacco makers, like Philip Morris International Inc., Reynolds, Lorillard Inc. and Altria Group Inc., that are already reeling from the effect of anti-smoking campaigns worldwide.
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Aug 31, 2015 20:18
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[Canada] Tobacco company threatens legal showdown over plain packaging bill

In a submission to the Senate committee studying bill S-5, Imperial Tobacco warns that if it isn’t amended, the industry will fight for its right to brand its products. “Plain packaging represents an unprecedented assault on commercial expression and al
iPolitics (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:14
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