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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

Although the country ratified the WHO Framework Convention against Tobacco Control in 2004, Myanmar has failed to implement some of its guidelines – such as putting health warnings on cigarette packaging. That along with insufficient and poorly enforced
The Diplomat (jp)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:12
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Overview: Cigarette Health Warnings

Beginning September 2012*, FDA will require larger, more prominent cigarette health warnings on all cigarette packaging and advertisements in the United States.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 20, 2013 00:00
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[Australia] Cigarette plain-packaging finds favour in New York

IN THE face of fierce opposition to plain-pack cigarettes from some American politicians, Australia's Health Minister, Tanya Plibersek, has found high-profile allies. Among them is the New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg, who was ''terrifically enthusiast
The Age (au)
added Aug 15, 2012 19:50
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[New Zealand] Next steps in tobacco control

With tobacco products disappearing out of sight in retail outlets the focus of smokefree initiatives now shifts to a consultation process around the introduction of plain packaging
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:20
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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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Tobacco firms to be hit by Russia smoking ban

Russia is set to bring in tough new tobacco rules could see shock images on cigarette packets and smoking banned in some public places.
ShareCast(uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 17:55
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[Illinois] Circuit judge hears arguments on reinstating $10 billion verdict against Philip Morris

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth heard arguments Tuesday by attorney Stephen Tillery on why Ruth should reinstate a $10.1 billion verdict against Philip Morris over deceptive advertising of “light” cigarettes
St. Louis (MO) Business Journal
added Aug 24, 2012 01:35
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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[Australia, Canada] Tobacco companies say current labelling laws infringe on rights

Anti-smoking activists are urging Ottawa to follow Australia's lead after its highest court upheld the world's toughest tobacco law on Wednesday.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:01
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WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:22
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