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Ban on E-Cigarettes for Minors Considered (March 09, 2015) by Constance Johnson

The Danish Parliament is now considering a proposal to tighten regulations on the purchase of electronic ...

Topic: Child health; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Denmark

Tobacco Tax Hike (February 03, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

The price of a typical 20-count pack of cigarettes in Korea went up from KRW2,500 to ...

Topic: Taxation; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Warning Labels on Cigarette Packages (January 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson

In accordance with a July 11, 2014, Supreme Court order that came into effect on January ...

Topic: Health; Marketing and advertising; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Report Calls for E-Cigarettes to Be Strictly Regulated (October 15, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

In a report entitled Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, to be discussed at the Conference of the ...

Topic: Health; Marketing and advertising; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: World Health Organization

Legislation Requiring Plain Packaging for Cigarettes to Be Developed (October 08, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The French Health Minister has announced a new plan to reduce tobacco use in France by ...

Topic: Marketing and advertising; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: France

Plan to Become a Smoke-Free Country (August 08, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Finland's government has adopted a Roadmap Towards a Smoke-Free Finland, designed to both help smokers quit ...

Topic: Excise taxes; Marketing and advertising; Taxation; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Finland

Increase of Excise Tax on Tobacco (June 13, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on June 6, 2014, that the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina had passed ...

Topic: Excise taxes; Taxation; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Adoption of the Revised Tobacco Directive (April 24, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 14, 2014, the Council of the European Union endorsed the draft Tobacco Products Directive, ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Public health; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: European Union

Smoking or Taking Drugs During Pregnancy May Be Criminalized (September 20, 2013) by Peter Roudik

Following the example of neighboring Latvia, where damaging children's health through second-hand smoking was criminalized ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Narcotics and drug abuse; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Estonia

Draft Smoking Ban Legislation Sent to Council of State (July 31, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 9, 2013, the State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport, Martin van Rijn, sent ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

More Stringent Rules on Cigarettes Proposed (July 23, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

On July 10, 2013, the European Parliament's Committee on Environment and Public Health endorsed new, stricter ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: European Union

Heavy Penalty for Violation of Smoking Ban in Public Places (June 17, 2013) by Ruth Levush

On May 20, 2013, the Supreme Court of Israel approved a plea bargain that included an ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Workers safety and health; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Israel

Smoking Parents Will Be Prosecuted (June 05, 2013) by Peter Roudik

On May 30, 2013, the Saeima (Latvia's legislature) adopted revisions to the Protection of the Rights ...

Topic: Health and safety; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Latvia

Proposals to Increase Taxation of and Health Surcharge on Tobacco Products (May 13, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On May 9, 2013, that the Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China (on Taiwan) ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

New Tobacco Control Law (January 16, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On December 24, 2012, Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono signed the Tobacco Control Regulation. Within the ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Tobacco Display Ban Upheld (October 01, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 14, 2012, the Oslo District Court issued a ruling upholding Norway's ban on the ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Norway

Further Smoking Restrictions Contemplated (September 04, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported in June 2012 that the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic was preparing ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Czech Republic

Plain Packaging Law Upheld by High Court (August 16, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On August 15, 2012, the High Court of Australia rejected a constitutional challenge to legislation passed ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Australia

Tobacco Control Law Tightened (July 25, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 4, 2012, the Turkish Parliament (the Grand National Assembly, Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi, or ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Turkey

New Restrictions on Smoking Introduced (May 31, 2012) by Peter Roudik

On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

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Last updated: March 09, 2015