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nyt op-ed adds urgency to need for fda action on graphic labels

Let Smokers See the Warning They Need...our take: We couldn’t agree more. It’s high time for the Food and Drug Administration to take an immediate second run at graphic warning labels. Research has shown that they increase awareness and understanding of
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 8, 2016 19:35
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ABASSI: Ewwww…Gross! Pics on Cigarette Packs Effective

Directing as many resources and efforst at targeting the youth population will always be our greatest hope with regard to intervention. Words, especially boring phrases from the Surgeon General, is simply an insufficient strategy in ameliorating smoking
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:05
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[Australia, Canada] The Lynda Steele Show: How plain cigarette packaging could make things worse

Davidson published a paper on the topic last month, in which he found no correlation between the switch to plain packaging and smoking rates. He says over the long term, those rates are dropping, but weren’t affected by the switch. “Plain packaging has
CMHJ AM730
added Jun 8, 2016 17:56
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VIDEO: People can't stop laughing at this anti-plain packaging ad and its 'terrible' Australian accent

A US lobby group has released a volley of attack ads targeting Australia's plain packaging laws... have left policy advisers and viewers in stitches. ... posted by the Property Rights Alliance... "His accent is the result of a smoking induced stroke," wro
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:41
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VIDEO: Text vs. Photo Warnings About Smoking

Gruesome photos of the health consequences of smoking help people quit, new study finds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 7, 2016 15:34
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Study suggests graphic cigarette labels may get attention of smokers

Nine labels were chosen by the FDA in June 2011. The labels had been scheduled to debut in September 2012....However, two parallel legal cases with differing judicial opinions have put the initiative on hold. Meanwhile, a Feb. 22 study published by Univer
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 7, 2016 13:23
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[Asia, India] Study nails doubters of pictorial smoke warnings

Public health specialists say the findings are relevant to India where the health ministry earlier this year made mandatory pictorial warnings on 85 per cent of the surface area of tobacco packs, resisting persistent opposition by sections of MPs and the
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jun 7, 2016 13:15
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Shock Images on Cigarette Packs Prompt Quit Attempts / But few actually stopped smoking in month-long trial

The trial included close to 2,000 smokers randomized to have the graphic images placed on their cigarette packs for 4 weeks versus cigarettes packaged with the standard, text-only Surgeon General's warnings currently required in the U.S.
MedPage Today
added Jun 9, 2016 14:41
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[Africa, Mauritius] WNTD: Government’s commitment to introduce plain packaging, stressed by Health Minister

‘Government is committed to implement plain packaging not only because we believe in its effectiveness but we are also sure that the trend worldwide would reduce the number of people getting hooked on smoking. We will adopt all appropriate tobacco strate
Mauritius Government Online Centre (mu)
added Jun 8, 2016 19:27
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[Africa, South Africa] Slow burn on fags law

Motsoaledi said in 2012 he would make sure cigarettes were sold in plain packaging to offset the glamour associated with smoking and reduce cancer. Four years later Motsoaledi was making the same promise on World No Tobacco Day, suggesting his department
Times LIVE (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:13
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