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[New Zealand] Cigarette plain packaging comes into force across NZ today

From today tobacco companies in New Zealand will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging, instead they will be sold in generic olive brown packets retaining the graphic health warnings which are already prominent on the current branded
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 14, 2018 20:38

ASH welcomes the end of tobacco branding in New Zealand

As of today, March 14th, Tobacco companies will no longer be able to sell cigarettes in branded packaging. All cigarette released for sale from today must be sold in plain, olive brown generic packaging. Retailers have until the 6th June to get rid of t
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:15

[New Zealand] Plans to further reduce smoking in Southland

Standardised packing on tobacco will hopefully help normalise the concept of smokefree, experts say. The 2013 Census results show that there are 19.2 per cent of adults in Southland smoking daily, which is higher than the New Zealand rate of 15.1 per ce
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:32

[Russia] Tobacco market participants expect positive effect from product marking

Tobacco industry experts expect to see a positive effect from the introduction of a product marking system, a pilot project started in January this year, experts told TASS. According to the plans, in 2019 all tobacco products will have a digital code tha
TASS (ru)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:47

[Australia, Singapore] LIM: Plain Tobacco Packaging Merely Replaces One Problem with Another

Prof Davidson...“Nobody likes the tobacco industry. The tobacco plain packaging law is the cheapest policy that makes life difficult for the industry and looks good to voters. But it does nothing to actually stop smoking.” He also urges Singapore to re-ex
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41

[Canada, USA] Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes. Though Finley clarified to th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:27

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Fewer smokers with graphic health warnings

NVAP president Emer Rojas said the main purpose of Republic Act No. 10643 or the GHW Law has been achieved in both informing would-be smokers and warning current smokers on the dangers of cigarette smoking. “We are now seeing less smokers and those who
Manila Standard (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:50

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packs effective

Graphic health warnings (GHW) on cigarette packs have proven to be effective in informing smokers about the dangers of smoking since the GHW law was implemented two years ago, health advocacy groups said.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:49

[Denmark] Increasing numbers of young Danes smoking, report reveals

Slogans telling people that smoking kills, combined with graphic pictures of the deformities caused by smoking on cigarette packets, don’t seem to be having the desired effect anymore...increase in the number of people between 16 and 45 who smoke daily, r
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:41

Tobacco brands need to ‘reinvent branding to ensure long term growth’

companies need to find avenues beyond packaging to ensure brand influence over a long term, according to analytics firm GlobalData.... ‘The Impact of Plain Packaging on Tobacco Products’ reveals that plain packaging may have some utility in getting regula
Packaging News (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:36
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