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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH told to ensure cigarette packs have new graphic warnings

Tobacco control advocates have called on the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that tobacco products would be showing new graphic health warnings on the negative effects of smoking by March 3. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) and
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 5, 2018 16:22

[Africa, South Africa] Experts, policy makers head to Cape Town to battle 'Big Tobacco'

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers are convening this week in Cape Town to confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting from Ma
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:49

[Philippines] New health warnings on tobacco packs by March 3, group urges gov’t

In a statement, Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) said Republic Act 10643 or the GHW law requires all cigarette packs should bear the second set of the GHW templates. “As prescribed under the GHW Law (RA 10643)
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:25
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group reminder: Put new graphic warnings on tobacco packaging

Health advocates reminded the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that the new graphic health warnings (GHW), showing the harmful effects of smoking, should appear on all tobacco packaging. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) said that
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:22

[Korea - North] Made in North Korea: The graphic design of a pariah state

These cigarette cases bear the words "Paradise" (left) and "Establishment" (right). According to 2012 survey by the WHO, more than half of North Korean men are smokers, one of the highest rates in Asia. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been pictured s
BBC Online
added Mar 3, 2018 02:06

This is what the plain packaging for cigarettes will look like in Ireland

The Department of Health has released a photo of what the plain packaging will look like on cigarette boxes. Under new laws, all cigarettes and tobacco products will have to be sold in plain or standardised packaging from September. However, some shops
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 2, 2018 23:35

[Ireland] The future of cigarette packets is here and it’s plain

From September 2018 all cigarettes and all other tobacco products will have to be sold in plain or standardised packaging in accordance with the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015. However, products using the new plain packaging
Irish Department of Health and Children (ie)
added Mar 2, 2018 23:35

[Canada] Imperial Tobacco wants chance to discuss proposed plain packaging laws in person

Canada’s largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person on proposed changes to smoking laws. “How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco c
Global News (ca)
added Feb 27, 2018 15:01

[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44

[Asia, Nepal] KMC launches drive against smoking and tobacco habit

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has come up with 18 months ‘Healthy City Programme’ to ban the use of tobacco and smoking in the public places. Unveiling the plan, on Friday, KMC Mayor Bidhya Sundhar Shakya said, there will be no compromise in im
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:23
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