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[UK] Big Tobacco sets stage for alcohol to defend brands

December, the government advisory board Public Health England proposed extending plain packaging to alcohol. With so much of the value of a product tied up in external features, from the curves of a champagne bottle to the punk labels of craft beer, the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:07
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Beyond concern about labels

It’s a tough call, whether companies soon to be marketing recreational marijuana should be allowed to brand their product. A precedent is in the works with tobacco, to deny manufacturers the right to have distinctive packaging. Some would extend that sa
Pictou County News (ca)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:13
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[Sweden] Swedish Match intends to appeal the decision by the Swedish Patent and Market Court

Today, the Patent and Market Court announced its judgement. The court considers Swedish Match to have acted in breach of the competition legislation when designing and implementing the labelling system and Swedish Match is fined approximately 38 MSEK. T
Swedish Match AB (se)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:56
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[Asia] Indian study calls for “review” of graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging as illicit trade soars

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has called for a review of current policy regarding cigarette packaging graphic health warnings (GHWs) after research suggested that it may be a contributory factor in the country’s growi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:48
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[Canada] 200 Quebec organizations to Health Minister Jane Philpott: Ban seductive brand names as part of the federal government's plain packaging regulations for tobacco products

Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control is applauding the French government's decision to ban various tobacco brand names and, bolstered by the support of 200 Quebec organizations, is asking Canada's Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, to include the same pro
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:55
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[Canada] Ban seductive brand names as part of the federal government’s plain packaging regulations for tobacco products

The Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control is applauding the French government’s decision to ban various tobacco brand names and, bolstered by the support of 200 Quebec organizations, is asking Canada’s Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, to include the same
LifeinQuebec.com (ca)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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[France] BRIEF-Scandinavian Tobacco Group: French authorities to ban tobacco brand names

* Says Scandinavian Tobacco Group will appeal decision to French courts Source text for Eikon:
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2017 16:36
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[France] Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: French Authorities May Ban the Use of the Brand Name Café Crème for Cigars

According to French media, the French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget are expected to announce in the near future that they consider the use of Scandinavian Tobacco Group`s Café Crème brand name for cigars to be a violation of the French Public
GlobeNewswire
added Jan 31, 2017 19:43
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco skates legal dispute, re-enters market

South Africa-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco has skated past its legal battle with a competitor over a brand name to reintroduce its cigarettes on the market, rebranding from ‘RG’ to its full name ‘Rudland and George.
BH24 (zw)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:38
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[France] Upbeat cigarette names to be banned

CIGARETTE brands whose names sound too evocative and positive are to be banned, it is said. Radio station Europe 1 reports that someone ‘highly placed’ revealed a plan to ban from sale such brands as Vogue cigarettes and Marlboro Gold as well as a make
The Connexion (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:07
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