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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco control advocates ask govt to enforce two-year old pledge

Should Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif enforce his two year-old decision of increasing the size of the graphic health warning (GHW) on cigarette packs to 85 per cent, Pakistan will match with India in South Asia, surpass Sri Lanka and lag slightly behind Nep
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:59
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Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

"These findings show there is national public support for implementing larger pack warnings in the United States," said Dr. Adam Goldstein. He is director of Tobacco Intervention Programs at the UNC School of Medicine and a cancer center member. "There's
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 1, 2017 16:15
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Broad support exists for larger warnings on cigarette packs

Health warnings cover about 10 percent of a cigarette pack’s exterior surface in the United States, but there is broad support, even among smokers, for making them significantly larger, a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Cente
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine
added Mar 31, 2017 18:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] PM yet to enforce decision to raise warning size to 85% on cigarette packs

The worldwide tobacco control race is on. Pakistan matches with India if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif enforces his two-year-old decision of raising graphic health warning size to 85% on cigarette packs, surpasses Sri Lanka and a little behind Nepal that ha
Daily Times (pk)
added Mar 31, 2017 03:01
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U.S. E-Cigarette Regulations - 50 State Review (2017)

based on a 50-state (plus Washington, D.C.) survey of current state statutes pertaining to e-cigarettes in the following areas: definition of “tobacco product,” taxation, product packaging, youth access/other retail restrictions, and smoke-free air legisl
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 31, 2017 02:21
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Broad Support Exists for Larger Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Health warnings cover about 10 percent of a cigarette pack’s exterior surface in the United States, but there is broad support, even among smokers, for making them significantly larger, a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Cente
Newswise
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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Global Tobacco Packaging Market 2017-2021

The purpose of packaging is to protect tobacco products from external impacts during transportation. The packaging of tobacco involves usage of films, paper box, and others. Films, boards, cartons, foils, paper, laminates, and membranes are the primary ma
PR Newswire
added Mar 29, 2017 15:33
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Broad support exists for larger warnings on cigarette packs

The study, published in the journal PLoS One, found that a majority of smokers and nonsmokers who responded to a randomized telephone survey said they supported increasing warning sizes to cover 25 percent, 50 percent, and as much as 75 percent of cigare
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:02
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[Ireland] Plain packaging for cigarettes to begin in September

Ireland will become the fourth country in the world to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products, the Government has announced... Pro-tobacco group Forest Ireland described the measure as “gesture politics” and predicted it would not work.
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 29, 2017 11:04
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Public attitudes toward larger cigarette pack warnings: Results from a nationally representative U.S. sample [FREE FULL TEXT]

Widespread support exists for larger warning labels on cigarette packages among U.S. adults, including among smokers. Our findings support the implementation of larger health warnings on cigarette packs in the U.S. as required by the 2009 Tobacco Control
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 29, 2017 11:01
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