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[USA] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act to Catch Up

is tied for last in the world in the size of warning labels required on cigarette packs, according to a new international report issued today by the Canadian Cancer Society. The report shows that at least 105 countries and territories now require graphic
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:08

[Asia, India] COP7 BULLETIN: Tobacco industry interference in plain packaging reforms

Although the precise regulations vary by country, what is striking is the similarity of the campaigns being waged by tobacco companies and their allies to prevent, weaken, or delay implementation. Indeed, on a recent speaking tour in Canada, former Austr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03

More than 100 countries and territories require graphic picture warnings on cigarette packages, says international report

An international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society shows that 105 countries and territories have required picture health warnings on cigarette packages. This significant milestone in global public health will reduce smoking and save li
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 14:24


• More than 100 countries/jurisdictions worldwide have now required pictorial warnings, with fully 105 countries/jurisdictions having done so. This represents a landmark global public health achievement. By the end of 2014, 77 countries/jurisdictions had
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 00:59

[Canada] Global demand for cigarette graphic warnings grows

Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives. The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has released a report ranking 205 countr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 23:37

ARNOTT: The ‘plain packs’ battle in the UK – lessons learned

First and foremost, do lean on those who went before you. Australia provided a role model and the comfort to our politicians that they were not going first. Colleagues involved in the campaign in Australia, particularly from the Cancer Council Victoria, p
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:34

THRASHER: Is bigger better? There’s no doubt for tobacco warning labels

Scientific evidence consistently indicates that larger HWLs work better than smaller ones. Studies have been conducted across diverse populations (e.g., adolescents and adults; non-smokers and smokers; smokers who do and do not want to quit; respondents
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:29

[Asia, India] MONTANARI: WHO COP7 Could Set Dangerous Precedents for Business Regulation

the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. The convention supports proposals like plain packaging in an attempt to reduce the number of people from smoking, yet fails to see some of the consequences of plain packaging mentioned above. Th
added Nov 8, 2016 23:32

[Asia, India, Sri Lanka] Lanka to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products

Sri Lanka is planning to introduce plain packaging of all tobacco products in a new step to curb its consumption, President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday. Stating consumption of smokeless tobacco was an alarming issue in Sri Lanka and the entire re
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:03

[Asia, India] Smoking warning as researchers reveal 'largest preventable cause of disease on the planet' kills six million people a year

if current trends continue, the World Health Organization predicts more than 1 billion tobacco-related deaths this century. Starting Monday, representatives from at least 178 countries are meeting for five days in the Indian capital to discuss how they
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2016 18:42
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