Legal loopholes to circumvent the existing law promoters advertising
According to a recent report published just in time for World No Tobacco Day on Friday, the tobacco companies have reduced theiradvertisements in traditional media, but are looking for a step up theirpresence online.
Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention thereport compiled after monitoring 32 TV channels, 91 newspapers andmagazines, as well as various online media, including commercialwebsites microblogs. Read more

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Tobacco companies to go online for advertising space

May 30th, 2013 Posted in Tobacco companies Tags: ,

Legal loopholes to circumvent the existing law promoters advertising
According to a recent report published just in time for World No Tobacco Day on Friday, the tobacco companies have reduced theiradvertisements in traditional media, but are looking for a step up theirpresence online.
Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention thereport compiled after monitoring 32 TV channels, 91 newspapers andmagazines, as well as various online media, including commercialwebsites microblogs. Read more

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The prohibition of tobacco trademark is “unconstitutional”

Stellenbosch professor contends that any legislation prohibiting trade marks on tobacco products are not only runs counter to the Constitution, but it will not make any difference to the fight against smoking.
Legislation banning the use of trademarks on tobacco products is unconstitutional and will not have any contribution to the discouraging smoking. This was the view of Professor Owen Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Stellenbosch (SU), in his inaugural lecture at the Jannasch Hall of the Conservatory Su. Read more

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Tobacco sales to generate $ 500 million

May 23rd, 2013 Posted in Cigars Tags:

The value of the tobacco crop the country delivered to the auction floors inched closer to half a billion dollars in cash crops strengthens its position as one of the leading foreign exchange workers, official data showed the statistics provided by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that the cost of tobacco deliveries made $ 466,142,098, up 27% from the same period last year. Read more

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Be aware of the tactics of tobacco advertising

May 20th, 2013 Posted in Tobacco industry, Tobacco news Tags:

It should not take a heart attack or lung cancer shock the person to recognize the reality of tobacco use.
Unfortunately, the tactics of the tobacco industry continues to undermine tobacco control efforts, the creation of new tobacco users who are struggling with nicotine addiction, putting themselves and others at risk of serious health problems. Read more

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Minnesota raises taxes on tobacco

DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Democratic legislative leaders reached a budget agreement Sunday, which calls for $ 2 billion in new taxes and increasing spending on schools and property tax relief.
The Democrats are relying on a hike in tobacco taxes and the governor of the long-awaited increase in income taxes on high income to pay for new spending. The budget outline scraps proposed sales tax on clothing, but lawmakers continue to consider the revival of at least part of the tax plan criticized enterprise services. Read more

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Cuba raises questions about the rule of Australia tobacco label

Cuba is seeking to abolish Australia’s tough tobacco labeling rules in the World Trade Organization, the trade body said on Monday, and for the first time Communist-controlled country has made use of the forum in direct confrontation with other nations over its commercial laws.
Cuba, the world’s dominant producer of fine cigars, filed a “request for consultations” with Australia, Keith Rockwell, WTO spokesman, said from Geneva, where the basis for the organization. Read more

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