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[UK] Tobacco giants lose plain-packaging appeal

Blackwood told the BBC: "We are pleased that this decision will help many people to lead longer and healthier lives." But a British American Tobacco (BAT) spokesperson said it did "not necessarily" mark the end of the challenge and that it was considerin
BBC Online
added Dec 1, 2016 11:36
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[UK] Tobacco companies lose latest plain packaging court appeal

A number of companies, including British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International, went to court to challenge the guidance, shortly before it came into effect. The High Court decided that the guidance was "valid and lawful in a
Sky News (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:31
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[UK] Tobacco companies lose legal battle over plain-packaging rules

The firms were defeated at the Court of Appeal on Wednesday morning. Since May, all tobacco products produced for sale in the UK are required to have dull green packaging, without attractive logos or visual details.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:30
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Companies Lost Legal Battle Against The Government

The tobacco companies argued that the new regulations are "disproportionate" and violated a number of the EU and U.K. laws. Also, these include destroying valuable property rights. However, the giants of the tobacco industry were overturned the day befor
ScienceWorldReport
added Dec 1, 2016 11:29
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[UK] Philip Morris's vision of cigarette-free future met with scepticism

Deborah Arnott, chief executive of anti-smoking group Ash, said: “Philip Morris claims to be moving towards a post-smoking future but, like other tobacco companies, it is still actively promoting smoking around the world, using methods that would be ille
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31
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[UK] Philip Morris CEO: Cigarette Production Could End Someday

“There will come a moment in time where I would say we have sufficient adoption of these alternative products…and sufficient awareness to start envisaging together with government a phaseout period for cigarettes, and I hope this time will come soon,” An
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 1, 2016 05:11
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Philip Morris looks beyond cigarettes with alternative products

Philip Morris did not join in the appeal brought by the other three, saying it preferred to focus on lower-risk products such as IQOS. It has not explained the origin of the name, but some observers have dubbed it "I Quit Ordinary Smoking".
Reuters
added Dec 1, 2016 05:04
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[UK] Tobacco giants lose appeal over plain packaging

challenged a High Court decision which said the regulations were "lawful", taking the case to the Court of Appeal. But on Wednesday three judges rejected their second challenge, saying that the Health Secretary had "lawfully exercised his powers".
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 13:26
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UCSF public comment on FDA Listing of Ingredients in Tobacco Products – Revised Draft Guidance for Industry

We just submitted the following comment to the FDA....Tobacco product ingredient submissions are an essential component of FDA’s mandate under the Tobacco Control Act to protect the public health, reduce tobacco use and its harms, and inform consumers of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20
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