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[Canada, USA] Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes. Though Finley clarified to th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:27
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Tobacco brands need to ‘reinvent branding to ensure long term growth’

companies need to find avenues beyond packaging to ensure brand influence over a long term, according to analytics firm GlobalData.... ‘The Impact of Plain Packaging on Tobacco Products’ reveals that plain packaging may have some utility in getting regula
Packaging News (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:36
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[Philippines] New health warnings on tobacco packs by March 3, group urges gov’t

In a statement, Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) said Republic Act 10643 or the GHW law requires all cigarette packs should bear the second set of the GHW templates. “As prescribed under the GHW Law (RA 10643)
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:25
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[Korea - North] Made in North Korea: The graphic design of a pariah state

These cigarette cases bear the words "Paradise" (left) and "Establishment" (right). According to 2012 survey by the WHO, more than half of North Korean men are smokers, one of the highest rates in Asia. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been pictured s
BBC Online
added Mar 3, 2018 02:06
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Compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement [FREE FULL TEXT]

Uruguay is the only country that requires cigarette companies to adhere to a single presentation (one brand variant) per brand family....compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement was good. In addition to the current restrictions, future si
Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2018 17:41
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Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International [FREE FULL TEXT]

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry’s legal threats to defend str
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:05
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Tar level of cigarettes smoked and risk of smoking-related diseases [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite evidence that smokers substantially compensate for reduced cigarette yields, the results clearly show lower risks in lower tar smokers....Disclosure statement Peter Lee...is a long-term consultant to various tobacco companies and organizations.
Inhalation Toxicology
added Mar 9, 2018 21:10
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[Russia] Tobacco market participants expect positive effect from product marking

Tobacco industry experts expect to see a positive effect from the introduction of a product marking system, a pilot project started in January this year, experts told TASS. According to the plans, in 2019 all tobacco products will have a digital code tha
TASS (ru)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:47
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco wants chance to discuss proposed plain packaging laws in person

Canada’s largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person on proposed changes to smoking laws. “How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco c
Global News (ca)
added Feb 27, 2018 15:01
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[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44
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