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WHO: Take Glamour Out of Tobacco Product Packaging

Citing growing evidence that plain packaging of tobacco products saves lives by reducing demand for the lethal product, the World Health Organization (WHO) marked World No Tobacco Day by urging countries to make smoking less attractive by dropping glamorous packaging. The type of plain packaging of tobacco products proposed by the WHO stands in sharp contrast to wrappers featuring rugged cowboys smoking in the great outdoors. Sample packages are black, with large warnings that smoking...

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