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Since August 10, the US Food and Drug Administration requires new warning labels on e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products. more

Products

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said this September or October it plans to announce a measure pushing to enlarge the size of graphic warning images on cigarette packs. more

News

Action Nepal speakers have called on the government to make tobacco industries abide by a law requiring 90% graphic warnings on tobacco packaging. more

News

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

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

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

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

Manufacturing


From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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