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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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F.D.A. Warns 3 Tobacco Makers About Language Used on Labels

“The F.D.A.’s job is to ensure tobacco products are not marketed in a way that leads consumers to believe cigarettes with descriptors like ‘additive-free’ and ‘natural’ pose fewer health risks than other cigarettes, unless the claims have been scientific
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2015 21:58
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The Rapid Rise Of Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packages [Infographic]

Back in 2001, Canada became the very first country in the world to add pictorial warnings to its cigarette packets. Over the past decade, countless other governments followed suit in an attempt to discourage their citizens from smoking. By 2014, the num
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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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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[Indonesia] Crisis looms as industry lights up Asia

The west is winning the smoking war, but in our region, the fight has just begun.
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:33
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[New Zealand] Hiding cigarettes in supermarkets 'PC-madness'

Cigarette smokers are being made to feel "dirty" as one of our biggest supermarket chains takes the fight against tobacco to a new level. . . . "Being handed a pack of cigarettes hidden in a bag makes me feel dirty," said one New World customer, a smoke
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:02
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Trade pact could weaken Australia's tobacco fight

There are concerns a new trade agreement between the US, Australia and several other Pacific nations could weaken Australia's defences against challenges to its planned tobacco packaging laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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[Canada] Harper Government takes action with larger health warnings on tobacco products - Tough new warning labels take effect today

of today, retailers must only sell cigarette and little cigar packages that display the new, larger health warning messages.
Health Canada
added Jun 19, 2012 17:20
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