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[Australia] Those confronting pictures on cigarette packets aren't scary anymore, survey reveals

Nearly 60 per cent thought the warnings were ineffective in getting current smokers to quit. Only 27 per cent of people surveyed thought the labels were effective in preventing non-smokers from taking up the habit. Survey author Aaron Drovandi said whi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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[Canada] Plain and Standardized Packaging: Backgrounder

The Government of Canada’s new vision for addressing tobacco use includes modernizing Canada’s approach to tobacco control, introducing a new approach to regulating vaping products, and implementing plain and standardized packaging requirements for toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:09
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[UK] The Arguments For and Against Alcohol Warning Labels

the Global Drug Survey (GDS) released details of the biggest ever survey about alcohol labelling in this country. It found that labelling alcohol with warnings regarding its myriad health dangers could help almost half of the survey's participants think a
Vice.com
added May 23, 2018 15:06
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FDA Notices Show Agency Is All In On Tobacco Regulation ($$)

stakeholders should be sure to familiarize themselves with the ANPRMs directly, given that each is extensive and includes highly technical details that can and will impact advertisers and manufacturers of tobacco-related products. This is especially the
Law360
added May 23, 2018 02:01
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[Canada] Smokers wanted for study looking at link between smokes packaging, behaviour

“When you basically get rid of that branding, there’s nothing more to look at except for the warning,” said addictions researcher Mohammed Al-Hamdani, which presumably would make the product less appealing and reduce smoking rates.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added May 20, 2018 18:06
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Court Finds Cigar Health Warnings on Ads Constitutional

While prohibitions on commercial speech must be reviewed under an intermediate scrutiny standard--something less than the strict scrutiny for non-commercial speech--Mehta said the truthful messaging of the warnings was not a prohibition that demanded tha
Broadcasting & Cable online
added May 17, 2018 16:54
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IPCPR Issues Statement On Yesterday’s FDA Ruling

Mehta struck down the requirement that retailers who blend pipe tobacco must register their establishments with and submit product listings to the FDA. This is a positive development for IPCPR members and significantly eases the compliance burden facing m
The Cigar Authority
added May 16, 2018 19:34
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AUDIO: D.C. COURT RULES AGAINST CIGAR INDUSTRY IN CASE IMPOSING RESTRICTIVE FDA REGULATION

WIBC host Tony Katz spoke with Glynn Loope of the CRA Wednesday to find out how the ruling will impact the cigar industry and what the CRA and its partners are doing to fight back.
WIBC 91.3 FM (Indianapolis, IN)
added May 16, 2018 19:33
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v. FDA: BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS’ CROSS-MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT (PDF)

While all of Plaintiffs’ arguments are meritless, amici focus here only on the public health concerns presented by cigars and the Government’s interest in regulating them. According to Plaintiffs, there is no evidence of “aregulatory problem with respe
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added May 16, 2018 18:56
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FDA Cigar Warnings Don't Violate 1st Amendment, Judge Says ($$)

since they’re aimed at informing the public of health risks in a suit brought by advocacy groups representing smokers and industry against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said that the agency’s rule increasing the s
Law360
added May 16, 2018 04:53
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