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[Europe] Smokers fume as France mulls ban on 'too cool' Gitanes and Gauloises

The ban, which could also cover the Lucky Strike, Marlboro Gold... is the logical conclusion of a new public health law – based on a European directive...Alarmed cigarette companies...demanding a meeting “given the seriousness and urgency of the situatio
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:09

Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The redesign of menthol packs to connote ‘smooth’ taste and flavouring may undermine the public health benefits of the menthol ban. ... may indicate the beginnings of market testing by tobacco companies, or conversely, might suggest that menthol replaceme
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2016 09:55

Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43

[Europe] Graphic packaging : Luxembourg ramps up efforts to stub out smoking

llow teeth, black smokers' lung and rotting feet. By the end of the year anyone who buys cigarettes in Luxembourg will be faced with these graphic images showing the effects of smoking on the body. Under a compulsory EU directive which came into force in
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:41

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Watch: Fox storms out of TV interview

Ms Fox became angered during the discussion and accused the tobacco spokesman of "peddling death and destruction and misery on our people". She also compared Dr Gietz to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels. Dr Gietz is in New Zealand to oppose plans
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:30

VIDEO: People can't stop laughing at this anti-plain packaging ad and its 'terrible' Australian accent

A US lobby group has released a volley of attack ads targeting Australia's plain packaging laws... have left policy advisers and viewers in stitches. ... posted by the Property Rights Alliance... "His accent is the result of a smoking induced stroke," wro
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:41

[Africa, Kenya] New headache for tobacco companies as Health ministry seeks to enforce plain packaging for cigarettes

“A formal plan and timeline for implementation of plain packaging shall be developed in line with the national tobacco control programme and priorities,” said Dr Cleopa Mailu, the Health Cabinet secretary, during an event to mark the World No Tobacco Da
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:29

[Europe, France, Ireland, UK] Implementation of 'plain' tobacco pack law approaches

The standardised tobacco pack law comes into effect on 20 May in the UK...France and Ireland also introduce the measure on the same day and more governments are set to eventually follow suit after tobacco firms lost their legal challenge against EU rules.
Packaging News (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:34

[Asia, India] 'Punjab not implementing pictorial warning rules on tobacco packets'

Voice of Tobacco Victims (VoTV), an organisation running anti-tobacco campaigns, has lamented that the rule of having 85 per cent pictorial warning on tobacco products was not being implemented in Punjab. Patron of VoTV, Dr Prahlad Duggal, said it was su
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01

[Europe] Germany: tobacco graphic health warnings to finally turn the tide?

Germany is set to introduce graphic health warnings. Despite tentative progress in recent years, Germany has historically been one of Europe’s poster children for tobacco control legislative failure. That reputation may begin to change from 20 May, when
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 16, 2016 11:13
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