The ban on tobacco advertising has spread

The ban on tobacco advertising has spread
But the industry has watched with growing concern as more than 35 countries have adopted a total or near total ban on cigarette advertising. His big profits depend on consumer recognition of its brands. However, in many countries, the once ubiquitous logos and images are removed, leaving a pack of cigarettes as a last resort ...

Proposed cigarette tax ignites debate

Proposed cigarette tax ignites debate
Missourians have historically declined to raise cigarette taxes and if they still think like State Rep. Barney Fisher, Sen. David Pearce and Rep.-elect Randy Pike, Proposition B, a statewide ballot initiative to bump that levy by a gargantuan 73 cents a pack, will fare no better Nov. 6 than similar plans did in 2002 and ...

FDA Cigarettes Warnings & Retail Price Signs

FDA Cigarettes Warnings & Retail Price Signs
Last week, a NATO retail member contacted the NATO office and asked if the new FDA cigarette text health warnings and graphic pictures were required to be included in a retailer’s cigarette price menu sign posted in a store, which may, for example, list the name of the cigarette, show a logo or picture of ...

Roll-your-own cigarette shops facing costly legislation

Roll-your-own cigarette shops facing costly legislation
Roll-your-own cigarette shops are embattled across the United States, and pending legislation could hurt those businesses in Louisiana. Measures in the U.S. against the stores — which allow customers to purchase tobacco, cigarette tubes and time on machines capable of rolling 200 cigarettes in about 10 minutes — have been legislative and powered by court ...

Cigarette advertisements in media: prohibition law

Cigarette advertisements in media: prohibition law
The government has to take immediate steps to ensure implementation of the ‘Prohibition of Smoking in Enclosed Places and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance, 2002’ to check any publication of advertisements of cigarettes in the media, reflecting serious violations of the Ordinance. Sources told Business Recorder here on Sunday that the concerned authorities seem to ...

Cigarette ad placement in Great Kills is troubling

Cigarette ad placement in Great Kills is troubling
A row of eye-level advertisements for an unhealthy, addictive product has some people who’ve spotted them wondering why they’re there. Advertisements for six brands of cigarettes are displayed directly across from the Amboy Road entrance and exit of the Francis School in Great Kills, which also houses the recently relocated Staten Island Montessori School. The ...

New laws will ban tobacco advertisements in shops

New laws will ban tobacco advertisements in shops
Smoking displays will be banned at retail outlets under new laws to be introduced into the Queensland Parliament today. Health Minister Geoff Wilson said the new laws banning point of sale tobacco displays was aimed at reducing the uptake of cigarette smoking, particularly among younger Queenslanders. “Smoking kills an estimated 3,400 Queenslanders every year, with ...