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

Tobacco news and tobacco manufacturers reviews. - Part 6

Tobacco News

Home » Page 6

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

Comments Off on The prohibition of tobacco trademark is “unconstitutional”

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

Comments Off on Tobacco sales to generate $ 500 million

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

Comments Off on Be aware of the tactics of tobacco advertising

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

Comments Off on Minnesota raises taxes on tobacco

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

Comments Off on Cuba raises questions about the rule of Australia tobacco label

Victory and defeat in the fight against tobacco

April 30th, 2013 Posted in Big tobacco industry, General tobacco, Tobacco news Tags:

Cigarette packs are unlikely to carry graphic warning labels in the near future as a result of certain actions of the Supreme Court and the Food and Drug Administration. This is a setback, though perhaps temporarily, for the campaign of the federal government to reduce the damage to health caused by this very dangerous product. A positive feature is that the Supreme Court left intact most of the forces of the FDA’s regulation of the industry. Read more

Comments Off on Victory and defeat in the fight against tobacco

City of Milton leaves hiring tobacco users to October 1

“This is part of a wellness program established in the city,” Milton City Manager Brian Watkins said. “Wellness is an important part of our culture …. Workplace wellness programs can also play an important role in containing health care costs for employers and entrepreneurs.” Read more

Comments Off on City of Milton leaves hiring tobacco users to October 1

Limerick is a “microcosm” of illicit trade in tobacco

April 10th, 2013 Posted in Tobacco industry, Tobacco news Tags:

Limerick is a “microcosm” of the problem of illegal tobacco in Ireland, according to Irish tobacco manufacturers Advisory Committee.
The Committee is concerned by what they describe as a “very small bodies to protect themselves from the problem, despite the high prices, not Irish duty product flooding the streets.” Read more

Comments Off on Limerick is a “microcosm” of illicit trade in tobacco