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Plans to outlaw branded cigarette packaging in Britain

August 22nd, 2014 Posted in Tobacco marketing Tags:

cigarette packagingThe U.K. would be the first major European country forcing all cigarettes to be sold in uniform olive green packages with graphic health warnings and the brand name confined to the bottom of the pack in small print. The Department of Health concluded its final consultation this month and will respond in “due course,” it said in a statement. Read more

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Rothmans Style

December 2nd, 2013 Posted in Tobacco marketing Tags:

Rothmans International plc was a British tobacco manufacturer. Its brands included Rothmans, Players and Dunhill. Its business was strongest in Europe, and it specialised in premium brands. Read more

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New York City needs to be informed about the prices of cigarettes and sale enforcement

I was a NYPD cop for 16 years – worked undercover vice and violence in the family taught behavioral science at the academy and supervised in the community policing, all main in the South Bronx and Manhattan North. I started as a beat cop and rose through the ranks, retiring recently as a lieutenant. Read more

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Tobacco Packages “Plain Jane” makes smoking less sexually

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

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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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Zimbabwe: Tobacco marketing season opens next month

The 2013 tobacco marketing season due to begin on 13 February, auction sales while the sales contract will start a day later. Only three stories – tobacco sales floor Limited, Boka tobacco auction floor and prime tobacco auction floors – were licensed to buy tobacco from farmers while the tobacco auction floors Millennium inadequate TIMB author.
Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew Matibiri said they were expecting a good harvest for the quality of rainfall, which declined in the country since mid-December. Read more

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EU crackdown on tobacco does not reach a simple package

With menthol cigarettes to be banned and cigarette packs sold with a repulsive image of rotting lungs, the European Union has launched a new anti-smoking proposals on Wednesday, the first in a decade.
“Tobacco kills half of its users and is highly addictive,” said EU Health Commissioner Tonio Borg, himself a former smoker. “We do not prohibit smoking; we strive to make it less attractive.
Almost 700,000 Europeans die from tobacco-related diseases each year, equal to the population of Frankfurt and Palermo, and Borg hopes to reduce by 27 per cent block of smokers by two percentage points over five years. Read more

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