Tag - Tobacco Report

New report exposes Zimbabwe as biggest pawn of Big Tobacco

On the first day of virtual tobacco treaty talks, Zimbabwe joined a small cadre of countries in delaying meaningful negotiations. Its actions come weeks after a new report found Zimbabwe to be the worst country on the continent in safeguarding public policy from tobacco industry interference. The Zimbabwe delegation raised a range of questions and procedural...

Tobacco plain packaging momentum continues worldwide with 38 countries and territories moving forward with regulations

New international report also shows 134 countries and territories now require graphic picture warnings on cigarette packages TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2021 /CNW/ - An international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) shows there is tremendous momentum worldwide for tobacco plain packaging. There are now 38 countries and territories moving forward with plain packaging, with 21 having...