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[Canada] How recreational cannabis will be packaged

Come legalization, packaging for cannabis products must have a single colour with a standardized font style, cannot have “embossed, shiny or metallic” designs on it, and the use of branding and logos will be limited. Labels must include health messages,
Vancouver (BC) Weekly (ca)
added Jul 19, 2018 18:08
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[Asia, India] PICTORIAL WARNING: TOBACCO COMPANIES FIGHT NOTIFICATION IN SC

industry objected to a petition challenging a new central government notification on mandatory pictorial warnings on tobacco products and asked the Supreme Court whether it would be better to completely ban tobacco rather than stifle the industry with all
Times of India
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Coughing at WTO's ruling

While other health-conscious nations push for tobacco control, Indonesia defends the industry’s interests on the pretext of protecting the 6 million people who make a living from the commodity — an excuse that countries like Thailand have proven to be la
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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[UK] Young adults in West Lindsey giving smoking the red card

ationally this age group has had the biggest drop in smoking. Last year, across Britain, 17.8 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds said they were current smokers, compared with 2011 when more than a quarter smoked.
Gainsborough Standard (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:48
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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:59
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Acute perceptions of preferred cigarettes when blinded to brand

Acute perceptions of one’s own cigarette are substantially lower when smokers are simply unaware of brand, relative to those aware it is their preferred brand. Results support the notion that perceptions of smoking own brand are enhanced by marketing effo
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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[Australia] Cigarette packaging to be reviewed after shock study

NEW warnings could be added to cigarette packets after an Australian study found that people remain unaware of all the risks associated with smoking.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:30
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[Florida] Temporary D.C. court injunction stops larger warning labels on cigar boxes

By Aug. 10, premium cigars were to be packaged in boxes with new, larger health warnings. The cigar industry says this is costly and ruins boxes considered works of art. But on July 5, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia placed
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 9, 2018 15:18
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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57
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