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Tobacco companies fell under fire for tin cigarette packs they released shortly before the date when retailers could no longer sell branded cigarette packets, as a grace period to allow tobacco firms to phase out old cartons came to an end. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Packaging: It Couldn’t Be Any Plainer

Images courtesy of Imperial Brands Plc, left, and Japan Tobacco International, right

Plain packaging continues to rear its head with the United Kingdom being is the latest country to introduce it. But does plain packaging have the deterring effect regulators claim? more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Smokers in the UK no longer are able to buy smaller packs of cigarettes and rolling tobacco. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

The government of New Zealand is urged to be more radical when it considers the design and regulation of plain packages for cigarettes. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

The ideal Hestia customer is the smoker with discerning tastes, the type who prefers a small-batch whiskey made in Brooklyn to a Bud Light. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Products

Despite government efforts to tighten tobacco controls, simplifying cigarette packaging with picture health warnings proves to be quite difficult in China due to stiff corporate resistance and cultural traditions. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

New research into the habits of smokers has found many are unaffected by anti-smoking policies like plain packaging, and in some cases, are actually encouraged to smoke. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Plain packaging will be enforced as part of a law to be presented in France in the coming months, a government official says. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

According to an Australian survey, the excrement brown color is the ugliest color in existence and is to be used on cigarette packs. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Products

“Government is committed to implement plain packaging not only because we believe in its effectiveness but we are also sure that the trend worldwide would reduce the number of people getting hooked on smoking,” Mauritius minister says. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong has said that plain packaging for the cigarette industry as implemented by Australia is completely inappropriate. more

May 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

Tobacco Institute of India, a lobby group that represents 98% of India’s cigarette industry, threatened to halt production claiming “ambiguity” over the government’s policy on health warnings displayed on tobacco packs. more

May 7, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing

The Rajasthan High Court rules that graphic warnings on cigarette packs will have to cover at least 85% of the packaging on both sides of tobacco products. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Tobacco control campaigners in New Zealand say they are thrilled with their government’s decision to press on with plain packaging for tobacco products. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News


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in San Francisco

San Francisco now bans all flavored cigarettes, vaping and e-cigarette liquids. That includes much safer menthol cigarettes. It's a misguided move, we think. 

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