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Australian plan to stub out tobacco brands sparks resistance

Tobacco corporation Philip Morris has launched a lawsuit against the Australian government in response to plans that could lead to a ‘de-branding’ of cigarette packaging. The plans, unveiled as part of an ongoing Australian campaign to build awareness of health issues around smoking, would force all manufacturers to sell their products in identical, olive-green packets. No logos or other visual cues for brand distinction will be allowed on the proposed cartons – instead, they will feature photographic images of smoking-related diseases.

Russia launches massive campaign to isolate smokers

An open public debate on the bill of the Health Ministry “On protection of human health from the consequences of tobacco consumption” started in Russia. The project was developed in connection with the accession of the Russian Federation to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. It will also fulfill the government’s Action Plan on implementation of the concept of public policy on combating tobacco consumption in 2010-2015.

New York City’s New Cigarette Prohibition

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Legislative audit is critical of Virginia’s tobacco commission

RICHMOND — A tobacco commission created to dole out hundreds of millions of dollars in Virginia’s most economically depressed areas spent too much money on projects that did not generate jobs or boost salaries, according to a critical legislative audit released Monday.

Fighting smoking in public places in Nigeria

But for other guests who stepped in to broker peace, a heated argument between two groups of youth at a bar in a Lagos suburb black smokingwas on the verge of degenerating into a brawl.

Australia – Leading Nation in Antismoking Efforts

Last year was marked by the growing efforts of many countries across the world in the field of struggling with tobacco consumption,anti smoking but one nation proved to be the World’s leader when it takes to tobacco control – Australia government adopted the most stringent anti tobacco measures in 2010 seeking to crack down tobacco usage in the next decades.

Reynolds targets quitters marketing Camel Snus

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has launched a national campaign marketing Camel Snus as a potential New Year’s resolution solution for smokers.

New York’s Anti-Smoking Campaigns Should be Improved

New York is falling through in its anti-smoking campaign, according to the annual report conducted by the public health organizations.anti smoking
The given report was titled as, “A Broken Promise to Our Children” and was released by American Heart Association, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society and American Lung Association.

American Cancer Society Getting Involved in Cigarette Tax Battle

Buffalo, NY - The legal battle over New York State’s attempt to tax cigarettes sold by Native American retailers has captured the attention of the American Cancer Society.