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[Georgia (Country)] MZHAVANADZE: How to Prevent the Tobacco Law from Going Up in Smoke?

the recently proposed changes can be considered the most radical step towards a tobacco-free society in Georgia. The new draft law comprehensively covers production, packaging, marketing, advertising, selling and consumption of tobacco, and other activi
Georgia Today (ge)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking: Licensed to Kill

Sunday Vanguard X-rays the impact of smoking on heart health and why it remains an avoidable risk factor for heart diseases. When the late former Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, began his anti-smoking campaign in 1989, not many saw i
Vanguard (ng)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:22
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[Canada] Tobacco industry rep concerned by cannabis packaging rules

Imperial Tobacco's Eric Gagnon says it's unfair that proposed packaging and branding rules for cannabis in Canada are not as strict as those for tobacco products
Lift (ca)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:30
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Factual text and emotional pictures: overcoming a false dichotomy of cigarette warning labels

These findings serve as evidence for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to counteract the claim that pictorial warning labels, by definition, are not ‘purely factual and uncontroversial’.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2017 12:43
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Government proposes to amend requirements of health warnings and indication of tar and nicotine yields on tobacco product packets or retail containers

The Government proposes to amend the requirements of health warnings and indication of tar and nicotine yields on packets or retail containers of tobacco products under the Smoking (Public Health) (Notices) Order (Cap. 371B) with a view to updating the he
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:44
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Top 3 Emerging Trends Impacting the Global Tobacco Packaging Market From 2017-2021: Technavio

The top three emerging trends driving the global tobacco packaging market according to Technavio transportation and logistics research analysts are: Technological innovations / Sustainable packaging / Demand for alternate tobacco products / Technologica
Business Wire
added Apr 20, 2017 15:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] PM urged to enforce enhanced size of health warnings on cigarette packs

Hundreds of Health Professionals have urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to enforce the long-pending decision of raising size of pictorial warning on cigarette packs. It would go a long way in saving our children from the clutches of death, they said. Last
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:34
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[Europe, UK] SMOKE SCREEN What the new vaping laws REALLY mean – and how they could impact on a smoker’s health

By potentially driving up the price of vaping devices, it could put smokers off switching from regular fags to the electronic variety.... McKenzie, international operations manager from e-cigarette provider Flavour Boss, said: “Vaping and e-cigarettes pr
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:33
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[Europe, UK] Smokers and vapers face new regulations

From the 21st May, all cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco the UK must be sold in standardised, plain packaging in accordance with domestic legislation. Meanwhile, EU rules that come into force at the same time will require tobacco manufacturers to prin
WebMD
added Apr 20, 2017 14:30
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[Canada] Pot Industry Expects Trudeau Rebuff on Branding and Promotion

“What you’re going to have is really boring packaging, for sure, which we’re not necessarily in favor of,” Linton said. He expects marijuana packaging rules will be more stringent than alcohol, but less restrictive than those for tobacco. “I think where
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2017 22:05
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