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Reynolds will have to remove 'natural' and 'additive-free' from Natural American Spirit cigarettes

The agreement, dated Jan. 19 and disclosed in a public filing in a class-action lawsuit, doesn't cover the product's "organic" label, nor does it affect the brand name, despite the other restrictions on the term "natural." Advocates say the agreement, d
Dow Jones Newswires
added Mar 3, 2017 03:43
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FDA/Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Agreement Fails to Protect the Public from Misleading Claims and Imagery on Natural American Spirit Cigarettes

, it would be permitted to continue to use “Natural” as part of its brand name. It also includes a path to use the statement “Tobacco Ingredients: Tobacco and Water,” which would continue the deception that because of the lack of additives, these products
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:14
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Can Canada aggressively lower tobacco use by 2035?

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has committed to reducing tobacco use among Canadians to less than 5 per cent by 2035, telling an audience Wednesday at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada that “preventing a new generation
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:18
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[Ireland] Call for cigarette plain packaging start date

The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) is calling on the Government to replace branded cigarette packs with plain ones as soon as possible. According to the charity, a survey it carried out found that 78% of people support the introduction of standardised packa
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24
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BAT Says Planned South African Tobacco Rules May Close Plant

said it may close South Africa’s only cigarette plant if plans to ban branded tobacco packaging are implemented. BAT operates its eighth-largest factory globally in Heidelberg, south of Johannesburg. The proposed new rules would threaten the financial vi
Bloomberg News
added Mar 2, 2017 05:28
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[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57
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[Australia] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

surveyed 178 smokers immediately before and seven months after the policy change and found that they were significantly less likely to adhere to any particular brand...correlated with smoking reductions and increased intentions to quit.
New Scientist
added Mar 1, 2017 05:56
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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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[Australia] Smoke signals: The decline of brand identity predicts reduced smoking behaviour following the introduction of plain packaging [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings provide the first quantitative evidence that brand identities may help maintain smoking behaviour, and suggest the role of social-psychological processes in the effectiveness of public health policy.
Science Direct
added Feb 24, 2017 14:29
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