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Australia proposes tough cigarette packaging rules

(AP) -- Tobacco companies in Australia will be forced to strip all logos from their cigarette packages and replace them with graphic images such as cancer-riddled mouths and sickly children under legislation unveiled Thursday ...

Apr 07, 2011
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Adults concerned about tobacco ads influence on youth

Do you see what your child sees? Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) scientists have analyzed the impact of tobacco advertising in stores. Researchers found that adults and young people believe that tobacco promotions influence ...

Mar 24, 2011
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Study shows tobacco retail proximity to schools

(PhysOrg.com) -- For years the tobacco industry has argued that efforts to ban tobacco advertising near schools would constitute a total ban on tobacco advertising in urban areas.

Feb 21, 2011
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China limits smoking in films, TV shows

(AP) -- China is ordering makers of films and TV shows to limit the amount of smoking depicted on-screen, the latest effort to curb rampant tobacco use in the country with the largest number of smokers in the world.

Feb 15, 2011
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Alcohol and tobacco advertising bans don't work

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bans on alcohol and tobacco marketing are among the least effective tactics for combating underage drinking and smoking, according to a Penn State economist, who has studied the effects of advertising since ...

Aug 16, 2010
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Cigarette Ads Fuel Teens' Desire to Start Smoking

The more that teens see cigarette ads, the greater their risk of taking a puff. A new study shows that the particular content of tobacco marketing resonates with youth and that the vivid imagery in tobacco advertising captures ...

Mar 03, 2010
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WHO: Smoking kills 5 million every year

(AP) -- Tobacco use kills at least 5 million people every year, a figure that could rise if countries don't take stronger measures to combat smoking, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

Dec 09, 2009
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New FDA regulation of tobacco products has problems

New US legislation granting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) jurisdiction over tobacco products represents a serious compromise on the part of tobacco control advocates, argues a new essay in this week's open access ...

Jul 28, 2009
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