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World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get Ready for Plain Packaging

Dr. Margaret Chan | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Margaret Chan

While plain packaging represents a power tool for tobacco control, it also builds upon other measures that governments have at their disposal to curb tobacco use. It is recommended that plain packaging be used as part of a comprehensive multisectoral approach to tobacco control.

Public Interest Takes a Hit Even When Phillip Morris' Investor-State Attack on Australia Is Dismissed

Lori Wallach | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics
Lori Wallach

What happens when a government "wins" an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) attack provides a cautionary tale for the threats posed by the Trans-Pacific Partnerships (TPP). If enacted, the TPP would double U.S. ISDS liability overnight.

Britain Weighs Harsh Crack Down On Cigarettes

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business

* Government wants to ban branded cigarette packaging * Such a move "highly likely" to cut child smoking -report * New r...

Plain Packaging On Cigarettes Could Help Stop-Smoking Efforts

Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

Here's one way to make cigarettes less appealing: Make the packaging boring. A new study from Australia shows that people find cigarettes less sati...

Plain Packaging Makes Cigarettes Less Appealing: Study

Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Plain cigarette packs -- adopted in Australia, and being considered by the European Union -- do make tobacco less appealing, according to a new study ...