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[Australia] Smoking, Plain Packaging, and Public Health: Report

While motivated by the best of intentions, plain packaging’s effects appear to have been less than desirable. Other countries contemplating the introduction of plain packaging would be well advised to postpone any decision until its effects in Australia
The Epoch Times
added Mar 24, 2014 18:29

[New Zealand, USA] US issues warning on NZ tobacco packaging

six high-powered groups have jointly expressed their "concern" ... The Emergency Committee for American Trade, National Association of Manufacturers, National Foreign Trade Council, US-ASEAN Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and United States C (TVNZ)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:12

[Australia] New cigarette packaging hailed

Cancer Institute of New South Wales' study found that since plain packaging legislation was introduced in 2012, calls to the national Quitline support service increased by 78 per cent. Mayanne Lafontaine is the Program Manager of tobacco control at t
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:14

[Australia, Europe, Ireland] Big Tobacco's Lawsuits Of Mass Destruction

If Big Tobacco’s ongoing legal onslaught against the Australian government is intended to intimidate other countries considering plain-packaging laws, it’s not working. Not according to the architect of Ireland’s incoming plain-pack scheme, at least. “I
The Global Mail (au)
added Dec 2, 2013 15:03

[Canada, USA] Graphic Warnings Labels on Cigarette Packs Could Lead to 8.6 Million Fewer Smokers in the United States and Save Millions of Lives

* New international study suggests that recent US court decisions on graphic warnings were based upon a model that under-estimated the potential impact on smoking rates*
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:13

[Canada] Day 183: Export, eh?

keep an eye on rulings released by Justice Robert Mongeon: in his hands are key decisions in two separate Quebec tobacco trials - a decision on JTI-Macdonald's financing related to the Blais/Létourneau class action and also the constitutional challenge t
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2013 09:30

[UK-Scotland] Scotland to Introduce Plain Packaging of Cigarettes in 2014-15

After Australia, Scotland is going to be the second country that is introducing plain packaging for cigarettes. The Scottish Government has announced that the regulation will be active in 2014-15.
added Nov 12, 2013 17:16

FDA: Cigarette of future could be non-addictive

While the plans remain under cover and under review by the White House budget office, Mitch Zeller, the director for the FDA Center for Tobacco Products, discussed other items on his agenda to help lower smoking rates. 1. Create a non-addictive cigarette
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 11, 2013 13:08

[Cyprus, Europe] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packets on their way

THE appearance of cigarette packaging is poised to change in Cyprus after the European Parliament voted this week for health warnings to cover 65 per cent of a packet.
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 14, 2013 05:56

[Lebanon] Minister’s Tobacco Ties Stall Smoking Law

“Smoking Kills,” but the Lebanese will not be able to read this warning on cigarette packets since the Finance Ministry has postponed the implementation of an importation provision of Law 174.
Al-Akhbar (lb)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:07
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