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E-cigarette companies and their leaders charged with deception

It is time that e-cigarette users, not matter where they live, learn the truths … Continue reading

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World No Tobacco Day 2016

tobacco-related illness is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced. Continue reading

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Plain Packaging to Become Reality in Australia

Last Wednesday, the Australia High Court upheld that country’s plain packaging act requiring tobacco companies to sell their products in olive-colored packages with graphic picture images of smoking-related illnesses.  That decision means that beginning December 1, 2012 cigarette packages will all … Continue reading

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Picture the Truth

As for comparing colas and cigarettes or any other trademarked product, it is what happens when you use the product that is the real issue. Continue reading

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Australian Prisoner Challenges Smoking Levy

An interesting headline popped up during a recent scan of Twitter feeds from around the world.  An Australia prisoner has been given the right to challenge the levy placed on cigarettes in prison, which he has deemed illegal.  The prisoner had … Continue reading

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Tobacco Demands Research Be Turned Over

The tobacco companies say they don’t market to kids, but… Continue reading

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Quit Your Tantrums

Australia is set to mandate that beginning in July 2012, all cigarettes sold in that country are in plain, olive-drab, nondescript packages, with the brand names in simple font.  Big tobacco has complained that the plain packaging removes their intellectual … Continue reading

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Australia Fights Big Tobacco

Australia is taking measures against the tobacco companies by the use of plain label cigarette packaging.  The tobacco companies will be allowed to include their name on the packaging, but in small, controlled font lettering. Click here for more information

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