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US Ranks Last In Size Of Cigarette Warnings, Report Says ($$)

Just more than 100 countries require pictorial warnings on cigarette packs, with 95 of those countries mandating labels that cover at least half of both sides of the pack, according to the report from the Canadian Cancer Society. Nepal and the Pacific Is
Law360
added Nov 17, 2016 17:23
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Vaporized: Smokeless Tobacco Retailer Totally Wicked Shutting Down

While Totally Wicked operates just six stores in Northeast Florida and one in Youngstown, Ohio, the reason cited for its decision to shut down could also reverberate among an estimated 3,000 other small retail vape locations. Fraser Cropper, managing d
CoStar
added Nov 14, 2016 02:15
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[California] Movie Ratings Can Deem Films With Tobacco Use As OK For Kids, Judge Rules

The MPAA has a free speech right to assign a G, PG, or PG-13 rating to movies that depict tobacco use, a U.S. District Court has ruled — rejecting an argument that the practice is a form of commercial speech that dangerously encourages kids to smoke. Ju
Yahoo! Sports
added Nov 11, 2016 21:05
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[California] Hollywood Studios Beat Lawsuit Over PG and PG-13 Films Featuring Smoking

A judge concludes that ratings are opinions, that misrepresentations haven't been made and that the proposed class action interferes with free speech.
Hollywood Reporter
added Nov 11, 2016 20:57
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[California] Hollywood film studios beat lawsuit over smoking in PG-rated films

“Forsyth insists that a rating less stringent than R is a representation that ‘the film is suitable for children under 17 unaccompanied by a parent or guardian’. The ratings plainly make no such representations. Rather, the PG and PG-13 ratings caution pa
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 11, 2016 20:55
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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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