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Canada should require plain packaging on pot products: panel

The Canadian government should regulate the production of cannabis when it is legalized for recreational use and require plain packaging for such products, an official panel recommended on Tuesday, a potential setback to growers who hoped to build brands
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2016 23:26
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic Images to be Added on Tobacco Packets to Lower Korea’s Smoking Rate

Starting on December 23, appalling graphic images will be added to cigarette packets in a dire attempt to cut down the country's smoking rate. These graphic photos will give smokers a closer and clearer look at the possible effects of longtime smoking. Th
Korea Portal
added Dec 16, 2016 18:41
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic images aim to cut Korea's smoking rate

Tobacco makers in Korea will have to add an "appalling" element to cigarette packets from Dec. 23: graphic photos or images highlighting the deadly risk of smoking. Products showing the graphic images are expected to go on sale in late January or Februa
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:38
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Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco products

Cigarette warning labels featuring photos of real smokers who were harmed by their habit are more effective in getting smokers to quit than the text-only labels currently in use, research indicates.
ScienceDaily
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[USA] Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco products

found that warning labels featuring photos of real smokers who were harmed by their habit are more effective in getting smokers to quit than the text-only labels currently in use. At least 77 nations around the world use images as a part of their cigarett
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 13, 2016 14:58
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Anti-smoking images on cigarette packs are twice as effective than text-only, ‘smoking kills’ labels

The findings were unambiguous showing image-labels outperformed the text-only labels. Among the smokers who viewed the text-only labels, 7.4% of smokers attempted to quit in the subsequent five weeks. Those who viewed the testimonial photos from real sm
ZME Science
added Dec 13, 2016 02:33
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Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide

Tobacco-control programs helped 53 million people quit smoking in 88 countries between 2008 and 2014, a new study says. The researchers said that translates to more than 22 million lives saved in those countries due to the drop in smoking rates. "Our fi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 12, 2016 17:56
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Jersey to introduce plain cigarette packets?

Despite a concerted effort to encourage people to stop smoking, the latest figures show there’s only been a six per cent drop in the number of daily smokers in the Island over the past decade. As a result, the Health department is stepping up its war on
Bailiwick Express (uk)
added Dec 12, 2016 12:51
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Australia's plain tobacco packs: anticipated and actual responses among adolescents and young adults 2010–2013

The actual response of youth to plain packaging was greater than anticipated prior to their introduction, and support for plain packaging increased from preimplementation to postimplementation among all groups of youth. Jurisdictions planning to implement
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2016 02:30
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Cigar Industry Lawsuit Against FDA Regulation Slated for July 2017

“After a thorough and detailed legal review, we are challenging this unlawful regulatory action in federal court to protect the statutory and constitutional rights of our industry and its members,” said Mark Purcell, ceo of the IPCPR at the time of the f
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:02
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