News tagged with tobacco marketing
Raising tobacco prices is one of the most effective means of reducing tobacco use, particularly among price-sensitive smokers such as young people and people with low incomes. But when the UK government has been raising cigarette ...
Addiction Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
An international analysis of food, drink, and alcohol industry involvement in NCD policies shows that despite the common reliance on industry self-regulation and public-private partnerships to improve public health, there ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
With menthol cigarettes to be banned and cigarette packs sold with repulsive images of rotting lungs, the European Union released new anti-tobacco proposals Wednesday, the first in over a decade.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The tobacco industry is now using smarphone apps - a medium that has global reach, including to children - to promote its products, warn researchers in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
India is considering plain packaging of cigarettes in line with new Australian laws that ban all logos and brand descriptions, a top health official in New Delhi said on Wednesday.
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Universitys Tobacco Control Research Group (TCRG) has identified several methods used by transnational tobacco companies in response to the changes within the global tobacco market.
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Tobacco companies will be required to report the levels of dangerous chemicals found in cigarettes, chew and other products under the latest rules designed to tighten regulation of the tobacco industry.
Health Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- More work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products, the U.S. Surgeon General's office said in a report ...
Health Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- As the world's first tobacco plain packaging legislation is passed through Parliament today, a researcher from the University of Western Sydney says removing the brands from cigarettes is an important ...
Health Nov 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study shows that 145,000 deaths could be averted in the next 30 years in the Netherlands by implementing stronger tobacco control policies. This set of policies, as recommended by the MPOWER report of the World Health ...
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0