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The Briefcase: Cigarette packaging corrective statements to begin

The Big 3 tobacco manufacturers will be required to have corrective statements on cigarette-packaging onserts - similar to a post-it note - beginning Wednesday. The statements will be placed for 12 weeks over two years — essentially two weeks at a time,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 20, 2018 18:25
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[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette packs to get overhaul

Ten new warning images on cigarette packages and plain packaging are part of a new regulation before the Public Health Ministry to discourage smoking, according to minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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LETTER: Big Tobacco admits its deadly toll-and Rhode Island ready to combat it

This month, tobacco companies will be required to start telling their consumers the truth directly on their cigarette packs. They are being compelled, by court order, to attach notes onto cigarette packages that acknowledge the deadly hazards of using th
Beacon Communications (Warwick, RI)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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Thailand to be Asia's first to enforce plain cigarette packs

The Public Health Ministry on Wednesday approved a draft regulation requiring plain cigarette packaging, and will also change the compulsory pictures reinforcing the warning that smoking is hazardous to health.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia, India] Decide within 6 months if cigarette pkts will have nicotine & tar content levels on label: U’khand HC to Centre

Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday directed the central government to “consider within a period of six months whether a part of Section 7 of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, P
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2018 04:27
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[UK] Vape warnings ‘do not go far enough’

E-cigarettes should come with health warnings, according to a Scottish heart expert who is researching the devices. Jacob George, professor of cardiovascular medicine and therapeutics at Dundee university, also criticised public health bodies for what h
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:47
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MYERS: Adult Smoking in U.S. Fell to Record Low 14 Percent in 2017, but There Is Much Work to Do to Reduce Smoking Among All Americans

The FDA should take several critical steps to accelerate progress: implement its plan to limit nicotine in cigarettes to minimally addictive or non-addictive levels, and apply this limit to other combustible tobacco products; require graphic health warni
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:34
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[France] Plain tobacco packaging, increased graphic health warnings and adolescents’ perceptions and initiation of smoking: DePICT, a French nationwide study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain packaging (PP) of tobacco products and increased graphic warnings may contribute to lower attractiveness of smoking... Conclusion Our findings suggest that PP and increased graphic warnings could contribute to changes in smoking norms and rates amon
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:24
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CHAPMAN: Are scratch ‘n sniff gangrene warnings next for cigarette packs?

Gangrene has a very potent foul smell that can be highly distressing to patients and those who care for them before amputation. When I started being asked the “what’s next?” question, I wondered about the potential of extending tobacco health warnings i
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Nov 7, 2018 20:46
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 5, 2018 19:14
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