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[New Zealand] Plain packaging for tobacco confirmed

``This bill takes away the last means of promoting tobacco as a desirable product. It stops the promotion of smoking as cool, fun, glamorous. ``About 13 people die prematurely every day from smoking-related illnesses...this is a bill to protect children
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:44

[New Zealand] Tobacco plain-packaging given tick by MPs

Legislation requiring tobacco products to have plain packaging has passed its final hurdle in Parliament. The bill was first introduced in 2013 before legal action by tobacco companies in Australia put the legislation on hold. However, that challenge f
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 8, 2016 12:30

Some Arkansas smokers are in for some cash

Philip Morris has reached a $45 million settlement with the state, which charged the company deceptively marketed the cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes. Philip Morris denied any wrongdoing, and the court did not decide who is right.
Consumer Affairs
added Sep 7, 2016 15:22

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20


The only thing changing is the packaging – JTI products and product quality will remain the same (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:17

GLANTZ: Court opens door to FDA authorizing “Hello Kitty” cigarettes

Even seemingly small pack refinements such as increasing white space, reducing a red band, or lightening brown color tones are used to influence how consumers perceive the strength of the cigarette inside the pack. In 2015, after the industry complained
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 6, 2016 17:07

[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04

[Arkansas] Frequently Asked Questions

What is this lawsuit about? The lawsuit is about, among other things, whether Philip Morris advertised, marketed and sold Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes in a manner that had the capacity to deceiv
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:07

[Europe, UK] JTI to launch website to raise customer awareness of EUTPD2

JTI is launching a website to raise customer awareness of EUTPD2 as plain packs begin to appear on shelves. explains the impact of the legislation on customer tobacco purchases and is supported with a range of posters and leaflets for d
The Grocer (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:13

Court to notify consumers who purchased Marlboro Lights or Marlboro Ultra Lights in the state of Arkansas, that they could get money from a class action settlement.

A $45 million Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc. ("Philip Morris") about, among other things, whether Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes were deceptively advertised, marketed and sold as
PR Newswire
added Sep 5, 2016 13:18
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