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People Have Tried to Make U.S. Cigarette Warning Labels More Graphic for Decades

It’s been 53 years since a surgeon general’s report unequivocally linked cigarettes and cancer. Today, that conclusion seems completely obvious. But in the past it wasn’t, and the cigarette lobby (as anyone who’s watched Mad Men knows) worked hard to kee
Smithsonian Magazine
added Jan 11, 2017 21:50
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Graphic health warning enlargement counterproductive to fight against illicit tobacco trade

Pollster Ipsos Hong Kong released in January a survey report on public perception of the black market cigarette trade. Commissioned by the Hong Kong United Against Illicit Trade (HKUAIT), the report interviewed about a thousand Hong Kong adult citizens
Harbour Times (hk)
added Jan 11, 2017 21:46
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[Europe, UK] Labelling of electronic cigarettes: regulations and current practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-liquids and e-cigarettes (21 and 9 brands, respectively) were evaluated. Evidence of non-compliance was found in relation to the CHIP/CLP toxic (13%) and environmental (37%) pictograms, tactile warning (23%), nominal amount of solution (30%), supplier c
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 21:00
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AUSTRALIAN PLAIN PACKAGING: ITS FUNCTIONAL AND LEGAL FLAWS AND AN ALTERNATIVE WITHOUT THEM (PDF) (108pp)

This unpleasant conclusion inspired me to expand my analysis by looking for, and developing of, an alternative plain packaging model, which would allow to achieve desired public health objectives without its identified functional and legal flaws.
Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Jan 10, 2017 22:04
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

they’re asking the presiding judge, Circuit Judge Tim Fox of Little Rock, to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund. The lawyers don’t ask for a specific amount in their payment petition fi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 7, 2017 02:15
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

The lawyers who secured a $45 million settlement for Arkansas Marlboro Lights smokers worked more than 15,000 hours...asking the presiding judge...to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 6, 2017 19:29
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[UK] STUBBED OUT What are the new laws on cigarette and tobacco packaging and why are companies like Marlboro being stripped of their branding?

Technically, the law came into force on May 20 2016, but companies were given a 12-month grace period to sell their old packs and bring in standardised packaging. From May this year, anyone caught selling non-plain packs will face severe penalties. Has
The Sun (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 05:14
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The ‘Right to Disconnect’ and Other New Laws Go Into Effect in France

habits have changed relatively little in recent years — 27 to 28 percent of the population still lights up — but the country is now following many others in requiring “neutral packaging” for tobacco products: Instead of advertising a brand, cigarette pack
New York Times
added Jan 3, 2017 07:33
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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