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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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[Asia, India] PRASAD: Scary, yet banal

Contrary to tobacco companies’ claims, there is now empirical evidence that large, graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco products have a telling effect on consumer behaviour. From 38% in 2009-10, the proportion of cigarette smokers in India who thought of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:39
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6257: CONSENT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF THIRD SUPERSEDING CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS REMEDY FOR WEBSITES AND ONSERTS, Apr 26, 2018

The parties have reached agreement for the Corrective Statements remedy to begin on dates certain in two media channels—namely, websites and package “onserts”—and respectfully ask the Court to review and, if acceptable, promptly enter the attached (propo
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 26, 2018 19:04
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[Africa, South Africa] CABINET APPROVES NEW TOBACCO BILL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The new bill is intended to replace the 1993 Tobacco Control Act... “It addresses key areas relating to indoor public areas, display of tobacco products at point of sea, use of electronic devices and the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco product
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 18:51
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[South Africa] Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment

The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment. The bill will repeal the Tobacco Products Control Act, and will aim to promote public health and align SA’s tobacco control law with the Wor
BusinessLive (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:00
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[UK] Steve Brine open-minded on using cigarette packets to promote vaping

Steve Brine, pharmacy minister, said he will keep an open mind on advertising e-cigarettes on tobacco packets Pharmacy minister Steve Brine has said he would consider suggestions to use cigarette packets as a vehicle for the promotion of e-cigarettes.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:57
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[South Africa] Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 25 April 2018

Cabinet approved for the publication of the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill of 2017 in the Government Gazette for public comments. The Bill repeals the Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993 (Act 83 of 1993) so as to promote
South African Government News Agency (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:04
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BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Settle Long-Running Health Warning Dispute ($$)

Major tobacco companies and the federal government on Wednesday told a D.C. federal judge they have agreed on language for public health warnings on tobacco product websites and packaging, ordered more than a decade ago to resolve charges of racketeering
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 20:35
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Cigarillo packaging can influence product perception, study finds

finding cigarillo packs with colors and containing a flavor descriptor were rated more positively for taste and smell. The warnings didn't fully mitigate the draw of the packaging. "This is the first quantitative evidence that cigarillo packaging can inf
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:04
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8th Circ. Affirms Minnesota Taking Claims Precluded ($$)

affirmed the dismissal of a woman’s suit accusing Minnesota of violating the Fifth Amendment by not allowing smokers to pursue claims against Philip Morris for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks of light cigarettes, agreeing her claims
Law360
added Apr 24, 2018 20:16
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