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Pro-Tobacco Forces Still Strong in Many Countriesi
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Vidushi Sinha
August 16, 2012 10:51 PM
The Australian High Court has upheld a tough law prohibiting tobacco companies from displaying their logos on cigarette packs. The European Union is considering a similar ban. But experts say the larger picture still favors tobacco use. A new international study carried out in 16 countries found that regulation of tobacco use in several is still weak. VOA’s Vidushi Sinha has more.

Pro-Tobacco Forces Still Strong in Many Countries

Vidushi Sinha

Published August 16, 2012

The Australian High Court has upheld a tough law prohibiting tobacco companies from displaying their logos on cigarette packs. The European Union is considering a similar ban. But experts say the larger picture still favors tobacco use. A new international study carried out in 16 countries found that regulation of tobacco use in several is still weak. VOA’s Vidushi Sinha has more.


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