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[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.
inSing.com (sg)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:54
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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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[Europe] EU plans to increase cigarette warnings

Tobacco companies would be required to print much bigger warning labels on cigarette packets, and would not be allowed to sell menthol and other flavours that appeal to youngsters, under a new proposal from Brussels.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 20, 2012 06:25
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[South Africa] SA heads for trade battles over cigarette law

SOUTH Africa could join countries hauled before the World Trade Organisation for violating international trade agreements if it follows Australia and introduces laws for cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging, a Johannesburg lawyer said on Wednesday.
Business Day (za)
added Dec 20, 2012 02:20
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Australia's new plain packaging 'makes cigarettes taste worse'

Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 30, 2012 03:17
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Sri Lanka tobacco firm in court against labeling

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tobacco Company, a unit of British American Tobacco has gone to the court of appeal against new labeling rules by the island's health ministry which requires graphic labeling.
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:42
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[Europe] Kessler flip-flops on key tobacco control issue

Kessler said to the Italian Parliament, that “stripped of branding, the packet … can be more easily counterfeited” (translation from Italian). What is even more interesting is that Kessler told the Italian Parliament that OLAF does not have an official p
New Europe
added Oct 25, 2012 10:19
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