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[Australia, Europe] EU's planned tobacco curbs break WTO rules, Malawi says

The European Union's plans for tough new anti-smoking rules would break international trade rules ... "Malawi is deeply concerned that the EU's proposed Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) will significantly restrict trade, and is inconsistent with the EU's
added Mar 15, 2013 18:51

[UK] JTI plain cigs packs ad stubbed out

A national press campaign as part of Benson & Hedges owner JTI’s lobbying efforts to prevent cigarettes in the UK being sold in plain packaging has been banned for making “misleading” claims about the Government’s stance on the matter.
Marketing Week (uk)
added Mar 13, 2013 13:59

[Australia] Hazy cigarette laws costing us: retailers

CONVENIENCE stores are fuming because their staff can no longer tell their Benson & Hedges from their Peter Stuyvesants. A new survey on the impact of plain cigarette packaging on small retailers found three quarters believed the mandatory olive green p
The Australian (au)
added Mar 7, 2013 04:25

[UK] Tobacco display and brand communication at the point of sale: implications for adolescent smoking behaviour [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Exposure to and awareness of PoS displays and brands in displays were associated with smoking susceptibility. The association between PoS display exposure and smoking susceptibility was predominantly due to exposure in small shops. These find
Tobacco Control
added Mar 1, 2013 01:08

[Sri Lanka] Smokers hard pressed for a puff

traders were instructed to pull out all tobacco products from their shelves following a court order that requires cigarettes to be sold in new packs with pictorial warnings.
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Feb 28, 2013 13:47

[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] Plainer cigarette packs won’t deter them, S’pore smokers say

Smokers in Singapore said that if such a change were to happen here, it would have little to no effect on their smoking habits. “It wouldn’t bother me. Packaging is just packaging,” said civil servant Hazzely Jufferie. (sg)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:54

[Australia] New Zealand plans logo-free cigarette packs

Minister of Health Tariana Turia says New Zealand will wait until a trade challenge in Australia plays out before introducing the new law. That would be next year at the earliest.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2013 21:55

[Thailand] Ministry to upsize cigarette warnings

Health warnings on packets of cigarettes are to be enlarged to cover 85% of the packaging. The regulation is at the drafting stage but will be implemented soon, Public Health Minister Pradit Sintanawarong said on Sunday.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Feb 4, 2013 13:42

CRONIN: New Europe Europe caves in to Big Tobacco

Over the past few years tobacco lobbyists have been playing a game of "divide and conquer". After they learned that EU health officials were entertaining the idea of plain packaging, the lobbyists turned to staff in the Commission's trade department. Rea
New Europe
added Jan 14, 2013 00:01

[Ireland] Tobacco firms 'targeting' women with elegant, feminine packaging

According to health promotion experts, tobacco companies are trying to reel in women by creating candy-coloured packaging, white packaging, ‘women-only’ brands, low-tar, and new, super-slim products. This need to sell cigarettes via their packaging is m
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:35
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