Confidential documents leaked the observers show how the largest tobacco company in the world sought to kill the government’s plans to introduce standard packages of cigarettes, using sophisticated lobbying campaign that targeted key politicians and civil servants who were in her opinion to support their point of views. Read more
Plain packaging really makes smoking less sexy, says a new study.
Australian researchers have found that plain packaging also increases the desire to quit tobacco, according to Australian researchers.
So far, Australia is the only country in the world to introduce plain brown packaging is accompanied by a graphic health warning on the front of all tobacco products. Read more
Plain packaging makes smokers think their cigarettes deteriorated in quality, and this makes them less satisfied, the first study on the impact of plain packaging in Australia has found. Read more
Pressure is growing on UK Prime Minister David Cameron over his dumping of measures to make smoking less attractive.
Jeremy Hunt, Minister of Health of Great Britain, is facing questions in the Commons about how the policy to follow the lead of Australia and impose plain packaging on cigarette manufacturers has been left until after the next election.
MPs yesterday they interrogate why the minutes of a meeting between officials and a tobacco company associated with top Mr. Cameron’s top political adviser had not yet been released. Read more
DAVID O Doherty’s 2013 tour entitled Seize the David O’Doherty sees him traveling the breadth of the country once again.
Recent public statements O’Doherty created an ambiguous persona for the Irish comedian. On the one hand, appearing on mainstream panel shows such as eight out of 10 cats at a time in America to be brought into line with the new alternative comedy scene is headed by Stuart Lee. O’Doherty shows often see him perform comic songs by allying it with the musical comedy boom of the late 2000s. Read more
Typically, a cultural change in North Dakota starts in the big cities and seeps to the less populated cities.
This is not necessarily the case when it comes to tobacco, however.
Earlier this year, Cooperstown, a town of about 1,000 people in the Griggs County passed a ban of tobacco in the city park. The ban includes the use of smokeless tobacco. Read more
The curtain fell on the 2013 flue-cured tobacco in the season last week with nearly 190 million dollars going into the pockets of farmers.
With more than 82% of small producers being who benefited from the land reform, there has been been tremendous change in the communal and small-scale agricultural areas, as farmers are reaping the benefits of tobacco products. Farmers in all sectors were largely economically empowered as more and more abandoned less profitable crops to tobacco. Read more
Sale of tobacco to pass the revolution in Hungary this week – but many opponents say the whole scheme is corrupt ploy to reward supporters of the ruling party. Read more
As the Food and Drug Administration this week announced the rejection of the four proposed tobacco products, the experts expressed the hope that the federal government can reduce tobacco use through regulation.
FDA’s decision on Tuesday became the first tobacco undergoing federal oversight. FDA also commissioned two new tobacco products, although they are versions of what is already on the market. Read more