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[Australia] Former solicitor-general Justin Gleeson ‘proud of tobacco fight’

“Personally I’m proud of it, but it’s no false modesty to say that it in fact involved a large team of government lawyers,” he said.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:22
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Daily chart: The last gasp

Although the number of countries adopting such measures has steadily grown, loopholes remain common. Outside Europe, taxes on cigarettes tend to be low. As a result, smoking in the rest of the world was just as affordable in 2016 as it was in 2008—and in
The Economist
added Jul 21, 2017 15:21
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Americans are more ignorant about the dangers of cigarettes than most other countries, study reveals

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, there are 93 harmful and potentially harmful chemicals found in tobacco products. But, when asked, adults in the U.S. can name only a few, such as tar and nicotine. How can we ensure that more smoker
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:18
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WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade

more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas. About 4.7 billion people – 63% of the world’s population – are covered by at least one comprehensive tobacco control mea
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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Global anti-smoking measures quadruple since 2007: WHO report

Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, but more needs to be done to curb this deadly habit, the UN health agency said Wednesday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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[Florida] Plaintiff Doubles Down, Sues FDA Over “Natural” Descriptor…

For agreeing not to challenge Natural American Spirit’s use of the word “Natural” in its product packaging and labeling, the [FDA] has been sued..Plaintiff... asserts that “health descriptors like ‘Natural’ ‘Additive Free’ and ‘Organic’ are used to deceiv
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:13
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"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Are light cigarettes less hazardous than regular cigarettes? No. Many smokers chose so-called low-tar, mild, light, or ultralight cigarettes because they thought these cigarettes would expose them to less tar and would be less harmful to their health th
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Jul 21, 2017 15:56
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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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Turkey: Turkey Tightens Rules For Manufacturing And Labelling Cigarette Papers

Turkey has tightened manufacturing rules for cigarette papers, as well as prohibited adding sugars, flavouring and colouring during production. It has also updated the minimum requirements for health warnings on packages for cigarette papers. Most notabl
Mondaq
added Jul 19, 2017 14:21
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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