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UK supreme court denies tobacco firms permission for plain packaging appeal

All cigarettes sold in the UK must have standardised packaging from next month after the supreme court refused permission to the tobacco industry to appeal against the new laws. This is the final domestic legal decision, meaning that plain packaging of
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:06
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[India] Higher tobacco taxes needed to reduce smoking rates in South Asia, new analysis says

Higher taxes on tobacco could reduce consumption in South Asia by at least one-third and avoid 35-45 million premature deaths, concludes a new analysis.
ScienceDaily
added Apr 11, 2017 22:56
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How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51
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WHO: Japan needs anti-smoking law before Tokyo Olympics

Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of non-communicable diseases prevention, said Japanese smoking restrictions are far behind global standards and need to be updated because foreign visitors expect clean air while in Japan. He said partial anti-smoking measu
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 7, 2017 17:32
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The war on tobacco is far from over, with control policies needing renewal, warn experts

The latest estimates on smoking prevalence from the Global Burden of Disease collaboration show that although tobacco control programmes have been effective, the ever increasing population has meant worldwide smoking prevalence is still on the increase.
News-Medical.net
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15
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[Asia] India among top 4 countries in death caused by smoking

50% of these occurring in just four countries - China, India, USA, and Russia, according to latest estimates from the Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet. India is also among the top 10 countries together accounting for almost two-third
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58
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Government of Canada finalizes ban on menthol in most tobacco products

Health Canada announced today a finalized amendment to the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps and most cigars sold on the Canadian market. This will expand flavour restrictions to 95% of the entire tobacco market in Canada.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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Smoking causes one in ten deaths globally, major new study reveals

One in 10 deaths around the world is caused by smoking, according to a major new study that shows the tobacco epidemic is far from over and that the threat to lives is spreading across the globe. There were nearly one billion smokers in 2015, in spite o
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:09
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SAWITRI: Don't thank them for smoking

If the government decides to give the tobacco bill a shot, it should definitely include these control measures to end tobacco promotion, especially exposure to young people. What would be even better is if it precedes the deliberation with Indonesia’s ra
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:02
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[Asia, India] Government releases new pictorial warnings for tobacco products

Under the new rules, manufacturers will now need to display graphic pictures of throat cancer on cigarette and bidi packets and pictures of mouth cancer on chewing tobacco packets. According to the public notice on the Health Ministry's website, the gove
India TV (Independent News Service)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:55
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