Category Archives: tobacco use

Cuba Calls Australian tobacco rules

Cuba is seeking to overturn Australia’s tough tobacco labeling rules of the World Trade Organization, the trade body said on Monday, the first time that Havana used the forum directly confront with other nations over its commercial laws.
Cuba, the world’s dominant producer of fine cigars, has filed a “request for consultations” with Australia, Keith Rockwell, a spokesman for the W.T.O, said from Geneva, where the organization is based.

Tobacco retailers Rage against “Houdini” Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been accused of many things over the years, but at a press conference today, a spokesman for the New York Association of Grocery stores have provided a new nickname: magician.

Obama’s Tobacco Tax Plan expected to follow California’s Example

President Obama is expected to include in his budget proposal for the financing plan for universal preschool program through taxes on tobacco products, which is similar to the California initiative, KPCC in “KPCC News” reports.
Obama is expected to present its draft budget on Wednesday (Fernandez, “KPCC News”, KPCC, 4/8).

Tobacco companies will have to get ready for the music

New Delhi, April 2: Although there was a government order that requires all tobacco products, packages for “pictorial health warning” Tobacco companies are violating this order.

‘Rolling up “to serve: Pakistan tobacco goes for expansion through localization

For any multinational, the key to success is the inclusion of local people in order to achieve the best results. Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) - the largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the country - decided to promote tobacco in Pakistan and Punjab farmers take on board in an attempt to enhance its image as a promoter of localization.

New offers New York could keep tobacco products out of sight in shops

A new proposal would require New York retailers to keep tobacco products out of sight under the first nation in the proposal to reduce the rate of youth smoking, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.

ASA rules ads Japan Tobacco “misleading”

<p>Management of Advertising Standards (ASA) ruled that the ads run by Gallaher Tobacco Japan last year were “misleading”, in a fierce battle between the tobacco companies and anti-smoking campaigns simpler packaging.</p>

Tobacco firms save $ 1 billion to the litter box in a cigar

Tobacco companies have dozens of legal loophole that has helped them to avoid more than $ 1.1 billion in the U.S taxes.

MEPs debate proposal to make smoking unattractive

Draft rules on tobacco additives and labeling, and the likely effect of updating the EU Tobacco Products Directive on public health, business and tax revenues were examined in an Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee debate with Ireland’s Health Minister James Reilly and Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner Toni Borg on Monday.