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Esty bill requires child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine container

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and a congresswoman from Indiana want makers of liquid nicotine containers to protect children from accidental poisoning by using child-resistant packaging.
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jul 31, 2015 12:00
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Interpersonal communication about pictorial health warnings on cigarette packages: Policy-related influences and relationships with smoking cessation attempts [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Many adult smokers report talking about cigarette health warning labels (HWLs). • Introduction of larger HWLs with novel content increased talking about HWLs. • Talk about HWLs appears to wear out over time, unless new HWL content is introduced.
Science Direct
added Jul 30, 2015 15:12
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Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adopting voluntary HWL policies in 1992 reduced likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs 21 years later. Legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco and be extremely cautious about accepting voluntary agre
Social Science & Medicine
added Jul 30, 2015 15:03
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[Asia] CHAPMAN: Australian government’s $50m investment in defending against Big Tobacco legal thuggery

With tobacco causing 5.4 million deaths a year, with one billion forecast this century, our government’s investment to fend off Big Tobacco’s global ambitions to wreck effective tobacco control is of enormous importance in the history of controlling the
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:52
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[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections

Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35
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[Africa, Uganda] Anti-tobacco bill passed

Should President Museveni assent to the bill, it will set the bar higher for both the tobacco industry and smokers. Among other things, the bill establishes the tobacco control committee, and imposes a responsibility on a person consuming tobacco product
The Observer (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:09
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New North Dakota law stops e-cigarette sales to and possession by minors

legislators have passed a new electronic cigarette law prohibiting minors from using, possessing or purchasing electronic smoking devices, alternative nicotine products or any of their component parts. The law will also require child-resistant packaging f
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06
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[UK] BAT sees 'plain packaging' challenge in Britain being heard in December

expects its legal challenge to the implementation of "plain packaging" of tobacco in Britain to be heard in court in December, with possible final resolution by the end of 2016, a senior executive said. "We expect a hearing in December," Jerome Abelman,
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2015 07:03
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[Australia] World: US Chamber of Commerce and Big Tobacco

While Burson-Marsteller continues to work on many contentious issues, in 2010 it ceased working with clients operating in the tobacco industry, and has publicly criticised the chamber’s advocacy on behalf of big tobacco.... As WHO Director General Dr Mar
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 29, 2015 16:21
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[Australia] TRANSCRIPT: British American Tobacco Half - year results 2015 Nicandro Durante , Chief Executive

plain package in Australia was implemented in December 2012. If you look at the results of 2013 and 2014 and the first half of 2015, you'll see it has not achieved the public health goals that the government set for themselves.
MerchantCantos (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:10
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