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[UK] Dudley shopkeeper fined over illegal tobacco haul

Illegal cigarettes and tobacco were discovered hidden in a secret compartment built into a chair, by Trading Standards officers ,a court heard. All tobacco and cigarettes should carry health warnings, say Trading Standards The team, which include a sni
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 20:56
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[Asia] Karnataka HC ruling on pictoral warnings on tobacco products may hit India’s image

The rules mandated 85% pictorial warnings on both sides of packages... “The move will result in India’s global ranking for pictorial warnings to go back to 106th ranking in the world from its current 3rd position. Similar warnings on tobacco packs have
livemint.com (in)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:54
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[Asia, India] Picture perfect: the effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on tobacco products

the pictorial warnings on both sides of packages of tobacco products came into effect in April 2016 following the direction of the Rajasthan High Court and subsequently the Supreme Court too made it mandatory. After the decision of Karnataka High Court,
DNA India (in)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:45
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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?

increased quit intentions by increasing negative affect. Message reactance partially attenuated this increase in intentions. The opposing associations of negative affect and reactance on perceived risk may explain why pictorial warnings did not lead to ob
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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Tobacco industry trumps as India court cancels stringent health labeling rules

An Indian court on Friday quashed federal rules that mandated stringent graphic health warnings on tobacco products, lawyers involved in the case said, in a decision seen as a major victory for the tobacco industry and a setback for health advocates. In
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 20:22
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[Asia, India] Karnataka HC strikes down rule on stringent tobacco pack warnings

Cigarette companies have partially won a legal battle against the Union government, as the Karnataka High Court on Friday declared as unconstitutional the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014, which had enh
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:15
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[Asia] HC order on pictorial warning on cigarettes will affect India’s global image: Activists

Stating that India stands in third position in the global ranking of pictorial warning on tobacco products, advocate K V Dhananjay said the move would bring down the country to 106 position. "Prime minister Narendra Modi's ambitious goal of leading the wo
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:14
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[Europe] Tobacco track and trace system: Questions and Answers

What are the main steps in setting up a traceability system? Each Member State must appoint an ‘ID issuer' to be responsible for generating and issuing unique identifier codes to be applied to unit packets, and ensure the ID issuer's independence from th
Europa - European Commission
added Dec 16, 2017 20:12
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CHAMBERS; War on Tobacco Expands to Where Smoking Is Heaviest: QuickTake

In the 20th century, tobacco use killed an estimated 100 million people — more than both world wars combined. Most of those smokers had no idea what they were doing to themselves. Tobacco’s deadliness was exposed more than 50 years ago, and a war on smok
Washington Post
added Dec 16, 2017 17:46
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CME: Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

Anti-tobacco advocates widely consider graphic warnings depicting the gruesome effects of cigarette use to be highly effective for preventing people from smoking and convincing smokers to quit. But findings from a novel study by researchers at the RAND C
MedPage Today
added Dec 16, 2017 16:44
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