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[UK] The color that could stop you smoking: Governments choose 'world's ugliest shade of green' for new cigarette packets to put off smokers

Greeny-brown colour called Pantone 448 C to be used on cigarette packets / The UK, France and Ireland are all to enforce use of the sickening hue / Research showed that the colour had the lowest appeal among smokers / Australia has been using
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 18:44

[Asia, India] CASTRO: Why graphic tobacco warnings are a big victory

These warnings will reach every current and potential tobacco user in India—including children—and deliver essential knowledge (and warning) about the harm...essential to stay resolute in the face of industry interference, but the dividend that comes from
Financial Express (in)
added Jun 10, 2016 16:33

Miami cigar company joins Altria in suing FDA

Global Premium Cigars LLC of Miami sued the FDA on Wednesday over how the rules affect trademarked and copyrighted artwork on its cigar boxes. The rules require labels that could constitute up to 30 percent of the box.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 10, 2016 12:20

[Africa] Mauritius looking at plain packs

“We will adopt all appropriate tobacco strategies to come to grips with the tobacco scourge,” said the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan on Monday. The minister was speaking at the opening of a one-day workshop focusing on st
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 10, 2016 12:08

Shock Images on Cigarette Packs Prompt Quit Attempts / But few actually stopped smoking in month-long trial

The trial included close to 2,000 smokers randomized to have the graphic images placed on their cigarette packs for 4 weeks versus cigarettes packaged with the standard, text-only Surgeon General's warnings currently required in the U.S.
MedPage Today
added Jun 9, 2016 14:41

Cigarette Smoking is Ugly and Getting Uglier

so why aren’t we seeing them in the U.S.?..It’s very simple. The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act requires pictorial warnings — but a 2012 lawsuit by the tobacco industry stalled implementation. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Dist
added Jun 9, 2016 13:55

[Canada] Editorial: Plain packages for cigarettes seem a certainty (with poll)

Playing tricks with the little boxes they’re sold in isn’t likely to make much of a difference, but the Liberals obviously feel compelled to take one more measure to persuade people to quit smoking or not pick up the habit at all. We’ll await the results.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 9, 2016 13:22

Tobacco Giant Wanted To Sue Australia Over Graphic Warning Labels

Buying cigarettes in Australia involves choosing among shelves of different graphically illustrated, awful illnesses, as that’s how cigarettes legally have to be packaged. Though in reality people can’t choose how smoking tobacco will affect them, the si
The Alternative Daily
added Jun 9, 2016 10:17

Tobacco manufacturers allowed to combine federal appeals on corrective statements

The Big Three tobacco manufacturers have been given permission to consolidate their federal appeals addressing corrective statements for cigarette marketing... The ad will not appear in the Winston-Salem Journal, but it will in The Charlotte Observer. Ea
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 9, 2016 04:57

nyt op-ed adds urgency to need for fda action on graphic labels

Let Smokers See the Warning They Need...our take: We couldn’t agree more. It’s high time for the Food and Drug Administration to take an immediate second run at graphic warning labels. Research has shown that they increase awareness and understanding of
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 8, 2016 19:35
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