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[Africa, Kenya] Experts say new rules for tobacco industry will not hit sales soon - VIDEO

Tobacco companies were opposed to the rules but the High Court declared the regulations valid in a victory by anti-tobacco use campaigners and the Health ministry. Health ministry said in a public notice all Kenyans and tobacco firms are bound by the new
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:03

[Africa, Kenya] Tough rules to curb smoking take effect

Tobacco manufacturers and importers will have to increase the size of health warnings on the packs. They will also have to include graphic images illustrating tobacco-associated illnesses. The move by the Ministry of Health is aimed at reducing the allur
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:01

The Award on the merits in Philip Morris v Uruguay: implications for WHO FCTC implementation (PDF)

We have prepared this paper to help draw out those aspects of the decision that will be most relevant to WHO FCTC implementation in other jurisdictions, as well as those that provide lessons on the relationship between international investment law and
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:46

WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

Our paper summarises the procedural history of the dispute, distils the key findings of the Tribunal and reflects on its key findings and their implications for WHO FCTC implementation. It is principally intended as a tool to support and complement our ca
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:44

Uruguay: five key messages from Philip Morris’ failed challenge to packaging laws

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer has prepared a paper outlining key aspects of the judgement which are relevant for other governments planning to implement similar legislation to meet their obligations under the World Health Organization Framework Co
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 31, 2016 16:42

[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette companies to pay hefty levy for tobacco effects

Smokers will pay an additional Sh650 million in taxes a year following the enactment of new laws seeking to discourage cigarette consumption. It is expected the newest charges will raise the cost of cigarettes across the various brands, which is already a
The Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:45

New Product Marketing Blurs the Line Between Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Smokeless Tobacco Products

Tobacco companies have started to market nicotine replacement therapies (NRT). As a result, a variety of products are coming into the market, such as chewing gum, lozenges and snus packages, affecting regulations that are placed on smoking cessation pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2016 22:43

ARCHIVE: TOC: December 2001, Volume 10, suppl 1 / Debunking myths around 'light' cigarettes and implications for 'reduced risk' products

Smokers' beliefs about “Light” and “Ultra Light” cigarettes / Effect of health messages about “Light” and “Ultra Light” cigarettes on beliefs and quitting intent / Do “Light” cigarettes undermine cessation? / Changing the future of tobacco marketing by u
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2016 13:54

ARCHIVE: Health impact of “reduced yield” cigarettes: a critical assessment of the epidemiological evidence [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is no convincing evidence that changes in cigarette design between the 1950s and the mid 1980s have resulted in an important decrease in the disease burden caused by cigarette use for either smokers as a group or for the whole population. While man
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2016 13:50

Tobacco Litigation in International Courts

This Article is the first to trace, survey, and recount the history of tobacco litigation before international courts and tribunals and to assess its contribution to international law. In particular, it pays new attention to recent efforts by tobacco int
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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