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Tag: "graphic health warnings"

Kazakhstan to go graphic

Kazakhstan to go graphic

May 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Kazakhstan will start requiring pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs from July, according to Azhar Tulegaliyeva, director of the Medical Care Organization Department. The country will be the first nation in the Commonwealth of Independent States to mandate graphic warnings in line with the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which Kazakhstan ratified […]

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Cigarette manufacturers prevail in graphic warnings suit

Cigarette manufacturers prevail in graphic warnings suit

August 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today held unconstitutional a regulation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that would have forced cigarette makers to place nine graphic health warnings on all cigarette packaging and advertising. Agreeing with arguments made by four tobacco manufacturers, the Court held that the proposed warnings […]

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