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[Africa] Ethiopia: Govt Gives Up Tobacco Monopoly for U.S.$434 Million

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) paid 434 million dollars, in full, to buy the remaining shares owned by the government at the National Tobacco Enterprise, raising its stake to almost a billion dollars.
added Jan 4, 2018 07:41

Open Access Battery Safety Information and Warnings on E-cigarette Packages and Online

Consumers must actively seek information about battery safety online to access it. Regulators should consider opportunities, such as health messaging campaigns, to educate the public and prevent harms resulting from battery failure.
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jan 11, 2018 18:36

[Africa, South Africa] Health issues that will take centre stage this year

The latest proposals will likely ban outdoor smoking in public places as well as indoor smoking in “public places” – among others, such as plain packaging on packets. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has made these propositions as his department continu
News24 (za)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:20

[Asia, Pakistan] Plan to increase size of pictorial warning on cigarette packets

The Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations on Friday issued the order of increasing the size of pictorial warning on cigarette packs up-to fifty per cent, said an official on Friday. Currently, 40 per cent of the cigarette pack is covered w
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:14

[Asia, India] Apex court to hear today plea on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear today itself a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order which quashed the government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of packaging space.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:17

[Asia, India] Tobacco Product Retailers Seek Roll Back Of 85% Pictorial Warnings

Over 1,000 retailers of tobacco products on Thursday protested outside the Union Health Ministry office in Delhi, demanding reduction in the size of the graphical health warnings on cigarette packets. According to the retailers, protesting under the bann
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:59

[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Karnataka HC ruling on pictorial warnings on tobacco is a setback to public health

These measures, aimed at discouraging people from starting tobacco use and nudging smokers to quit, helped reduce tobacco consumption in India by 6% in seven years. Tobacco use fell from 34.6% in 2009-10 to 28.6% in 2016-17, with 810,000 fewer people usin
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:05

When the tax stamp covers the health warning label: conflicting ‘best practices’ for tobacco control policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Tobacco Pack Surveillance System (TPackSS) was created to systematically document the variety of cigarette packages available in 14 low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC), and their adherence to tobacco control policies.6 A review of the tobac
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:58

Stamping 'Smoking Kills' on Cigarettes May Keep Teens From the Habit

"Smoking Kills" -- emblazoned right on a cigarette may help young people avoid the deadly habit. That's the conclusion of a new study involving nearly 1,000 British 16- to 24-year-olds. Participants -- including both smokers and non-smokers -- were ask
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2017 21:55
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[UK] Dudley shopkeeper fined over illegal tobacco haul

Illegal cigarettes and tobacco were discovered hidden in a secret compartment built into a chair, by Trading Standards officers ,a court heard. All tobacco and cigarettes should carry health warnings, say Trading Standards The team, which include a sni
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 20:56
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