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[Asia, India] ITC may defy pictorial norms diktat; to resume production

ITC Ltd may defy government’s regulation on putting bigger health risk warning on cigarette packs by resuming its production presumably in packs that do not comply with new norms. This could be a beginning of a major showdown between the government and
DNA India (in)
added Apr 16, 2016 11:05

[India] Why livelihood of tobacco workers is the wrong argument to make against large pictorial warnings

Rubbishing claims of the tobacco industry, anti-tobacco activists say there is no evidence to suggest that the introduction of large size pictorial warnings on tobacco packets have an adverse effect on the livelihood of tobacco workers or tobacco growers (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 18:26

[Netherlands] Pictorial Cigarette Warning Labels: Effects of Severity and Likelihood of Risk Messages [FREE FULL TEXT]

our findings suggest that it is worthwhile to further explore the addition of likelihood of risk text-messages to pictorial cigarette warning labels, which is not the current practice in most countries.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 9, 2016 14:21

[Missouri] St. Louis jury sides with Philip Morris in class-action suit seeking $1.5 billion

The lawsuit, first filed in 2000, claimed that light cigarette packages promised lower tar and nicotine but were made from the same tobacco as regular cigarettes, and were in fact more dangerous for consumers. Smokers might compensate for the lower nicot
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 8, 2016 04:24

Asia's No. 2 Cigarette Maker Drops After Closing India Factories

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by market value, declined from a four-month high after shutting Indian factories in protest against a new government rule mandating bigger health warnings on its packs. Shares in the company part-owned by B
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2016 18:20


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

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

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

[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

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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