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The Hong Kong government’s stance on tobacco health warnings continues to go against WHO guidelines, insisting on retaining the display of the tar and nicotine yields on tobacco packaging. more

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

The health benefits of quitting smoking are widely accepted, but researchers from the University of North Carolina have taken issue with the suggestion that doctors should routinely recommend e-cigarettes as an alternative to cigarettes. more

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

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

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


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Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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