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[Asia] Coalition opposed to plain packaging has many ties to tobacco industry

An "international coalition" consisting of 47 organizations ... signed a letter and sent to World Health Organization...individual members of the anti-plain packaging coalition have also received tobacco industry funding. Other signatories count tobacco c
Asian Tribune
added Jun 17, 2016 02:41
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] Blank non-brand packing won't stop smokers

This is according to a study conducted by Helvin Manuel, an MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School... The study, which was prompted by the South African government’s proposed introduction of plain tobacco packaging, also found tha
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:16
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[New Zealand] British American Tobacco scales back NZ business

British American Tobacco’s New Zealand business has lost responsibility for strategic decisions, leaving it principally a distribution point for the cigarette maker in an increasingly hostile market
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 17, 2016 01:53
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Brand Owners Watch as Smoke Clears on Plain Packaging Efforts

“There are proposals … for the same sort of reasoning and approach to be applied in relation to foods with high salt content, foods with too much fat, too much sugar,” Hobbs noted. And as smoke from the European legal battles clears, global brand owners
IPWatchdog.com
added Jun 17, 2016 00:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Boost for tobacco brands as poll confirms consumers back fears over counterfeit impact of plain packaging

A nationwide survey carried out ...on behalf of the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA), has found that 81% of Malaysians believe that plain packaging would make it easier for counterfeiters to produce fake tobacco p
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:32
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[Australia, Ireland] McCREDIE: Plain speaking on plain packaging

OF all the accusations levelled at plain packaging of tobacco products, perhaps the most bizarre is that it will help promote the revival of the Irish Republican Army. The once-prominent terrorist organisation stands to make an extra £22 million per year
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10
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[Florida] Big Tobacco’s “Rabid” Advertising Caused Woman’s Fatal Addiction, Jury Told

Meacham, who began smoking in the late 1940’s at the age of 15, had consumed at least 934,400 doses of nicotine by the time the first warning labels were added to cigarette packaging... had no way of knowing smoking was dangerous due to the tobacco compan
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2016 14:48
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[Asia] Two in five Pakistanis start smoking before 10 years age: experts

Health experts said on Wednesday that every two in five smokers in Pakistan initiate cigarette smoking before they reach the age of 10. Quoting a survey research, they said that comprehensive warning labels were effective among youth and there was also ev
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:32
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Smokers Say High Court Ruling Revives $10B Judgment ($$)

blasted Philip Morris’ claims that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in a death penalty case doesn’t apply to claims that a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment over cigarette labeling, urgin
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56
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