tobacco advertisement

tobacco advertisement

an advertisement whose purpose is to promote a tobacco product, or whose effect is to do so, and a tobacco product is a product consisting wholly or partly of tobacco and intended to be smoked, sniffed, sucked or chewed. Subject to certain defences it is an offence to be party to a tobacco advertisement.
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Tobacco advertisement, booths, displays, and stalls outside and inside of retail establishments or adult-only facilities are banned, the order said, adding that DSAs should have no opening to smoke-free areas, should not be within 10 metres of air ducts, entrances, exits, and lobbies where people pass or congregate.
Islamabad -- It's very unfortunate to know, as reported by media, that members of Senate's Standing Committee on Health defended interests of tobacco industry in the committee meeting and opposed the bill to ban tobacco advertisement presented in the larger interest of public health.
These local tax evaded brands not only violate the anti-tobacco regulations but have also been violating the tobacco advertisement guidelines of 2009 by giving different incentives to attract smokers such as tractors, cycles, motorcycles and many others items seen on different walls around Pakistan for quite some time.
Though the Supreme Court of Pakistan took a decision to ban tobacco advertisement in 2006 but it was not until recently that the Federal Government took the initiative to closely monitor any kind of promotional activity by tobacco companies and take strict action against it.
Asad Hafeez the government will implement comprehensive ban on tobacco advertisement by May 31 (today).
The implementation of the executive bylaws approved by the Cabinet on July 21 last year means public places become 100 per cent smoke-free, and ban on tobacco advertisement comes into effect, among other regulations -- such as tobacco packaging -- that have already been implemented.
On the World No Tobacco Day 2013, WHO urged governments and partners to comprehensively ban all forms of tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship through implementation of Article 13 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
As with the tobacco advertisement restriction legislation of the early 1970s, Congress should get tough and pass legislation to outlaw pharmaceutical direct-to-consumer advertising.
Few studies have examined tobacco advertisement at a local or state level (Glantz, 2006).
It also forbids any tobacco advertisement and not to allow publications to enter the country that carries cigarette advertising.