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[Australia] PLAIN PACKAGING WORKS: REPORT

according to the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and other groups. A report released today concludes that the effects of plain packaging are “underestimated” but these positive outcomes are expected to grow.
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 26, 2016 15:37
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As New Zealand looks to join plain packaging ranks, World Health Organisation steps up global awareness efforts

the world continues to wait for the World Trade Organisation’s decision over challenges to Australia's plain packaging regime. This is the most significant challenge to plain packaging and could yet determine just how quickly other countries adopt any rel
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:19
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Australian adolescent smoking rates drop to record low; cigarette pricing, plain packaging, public education praised

In 2014, 6.7 per cent of teens described themselves as heavy, light or occasional smokers / Researchers say data shows effectiveness of plain packaging laws, price increases and public education campaigns / The latest figures out of New South Wales show
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:01
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris International Inc. Could Face a $2.2 Billion Fine for Tax Evasion

It's unlikely that the Thai tax evasion and health warning cases will be resolved anytime soon. However, Philip Morris investors should understand why the company is engaged in so many legal battles worldwide as countries try to reduce their smoking rate
Motley Fool
added Jan 21, 2016 20:18
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Australian Government Struggles to Hide Failure of Tobacco Branding Ban

“Anti-tobacco lobbyists have misrepresented the data to hide the fact that the ban on brands has failed”, says Michiel Reerink, JTI’s Regulatory Strategy Vice President. “Australia – the only country where the measure has been introduced – cannot be held
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:06
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[Europe] Big tobacco tries to put its stamp on new packaging

Tobacco lobbyists have joined forces in a bid to stop the European Commission from signing up a Swiss company to provide advanced “track and trace” technology to combat cigarette smuggling. The fight is intensifying at the EU level as the European Parli
Politico
added Nov 27, 2015 10:09
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[Massachusetts] Smokers Seek $600M In Marlboro Lights False Ad Trial ($$)

200,000 Massachusetts smokers on Monday urged a state judge to award it more than $600 million in its suit alleging Philip Morris USA Inc. falsely advertised Marlboro Lights cigarettes delivered less tar and nicotine to users, saying that the product was
Law360
added Nov 24, 2015 21:24
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[Australia] Significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke attributed to plain packaging

The plain packaging of cigarettes is being credited for a significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke. The latest Victorian research revealed a 24 per cent drop in the past three years in the number of students who smoked. The rese
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:38
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[Australia] Cigarettes rise to $27 a packet: Almost three years since plain packaging was introduced, will today's huge 12.5 per cent tax hike be enough to make YOU quit?

DANIEL PIOTROWSKI FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2015 20:33
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GLANTZ: FDA request for public comment on Swedish Match's amended application to promote snus as reduced risk a joke

The FDA has, however, redacted the amendments so extensively for “trade secrets and confidential commercial information” that there is nothing of substance remaining upon which for the public to make an informed comment. The law allows the FDA to waive
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:54
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