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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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Potential Effectiveness of Pictorial Warning Labels That Feature the Images and Personal Details of Real People

Conclusions: PWL that use images of real people convey factual information about the health effects of tobacco use. These testimonial PWL may be a promising alternative to the images previously proposed for use on PWL in the United States.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 13, 2016 20:38
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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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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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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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Four Little Cigar Manufacturers Receive FDA Warning Letters

“Flavored cigarettes appeal to kids and disguise the bad taste of tobacco, but they are just as addictive as regular tobacco products and have the same harmful health effects,” said Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products. “
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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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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