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[Europe] SPINKS: Packaging in practice

An important category within GTR, tobacco is facing one of its biggest-ever challenges with the implementation of standardised packaging legislation. Here, Keith Spinks, secretary general of the European Travel Retail Confederation, examines the impact th
Frontier Magazine (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:50
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[Canada] Tobacco plain packaging catching on worldwide: Society report

The trend to reduce smoking and cancer rates by forcing tobacco companies to use plain packaging is gaining momentum across the globe, concludes an international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society. The report shows that 4 countries have
Canadian Cancer Society
added Nov 14, 2016 23:16
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[USA] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act to Catch Up

is tied for last in the world in the size of warning labels required on cigarette packs, according to a new international report issued today by the Canadian Cancer Society. The report shows that at least 105 countries and territories now require graphic
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:08
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[Asia, India] COP7 BULLETIN: Tobacco industry interference in plain packaging reforms

Although the precise regulations vary by country, what is striking is the similarity of the campaigns being waged by tobacco companies and their allies to prevent, weaken, or delay implementation. Indeed, on a recent speaking tour in Canada, former Austr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03
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McCONNELL: United States: Smoking Out The Scope Of Preemption

tobacco litigation was good practice on the issue of preemption. Most tobacco cases were and are about an alleged failure to warn. But federally mandated warnings have been on cigarette packs for over 50 years... The preemption ruling in In re Fontem, U
Mondaq
added Nov 14, 2016 02:17
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[Asia, Nepal, Thailand] India ranked 3rd in pictorial warnings on tobacco products

India jumped to third rank from its previous position of 136 in the list of countries with the largest pictorial warning on tobacco products, according to a report released on Thursday. The report said that India has moved to the third position out of 20
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:31
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More than 100 countries and territories require graphic picture warnings on cigarette packages, says international report

An international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society shows that 105 countries and territories have required picture health warnings on cigarette packages. This significant milestone in global public health will reduce smoking and save li
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 14:24
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[Canada] Global demand for cigarette graphic warnings grows

Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives. The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has released a report ranking 205 countr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 23:37
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ARNOTT: The ‘plain packs’ battle in the UK – lessons learned

First and foremost, do lean on those who went before you. Australia provided a role model and the comfort to our politicians that they were not going first. Colleagues involved in the campaign in Australia, particularly from the Cancer Council Victoria, p
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:34
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THRASHER: Is bigger better? There’s no doubt for tobacco warning labels

Scientific evidence consistently indicates that larger HWLs work better than smaller ones. Studies have been conducted across diverse populations (e.g., adolescents and adults; non-smokers and smokers; smokers who do and do not want to quit; respondents
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:29
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