Doing it right instead of rushing -Pro Rauchfrei continues to call for vending machine buttons with warnings

Analoger Tabakautomat mit Auswahltasten und Muster-Warnhinweis

09.04.2024 Pro Rauchfrei withdraws its application for a temporary injunction and prepares an action on the main issue In today’s hearing before the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court (OLG) against the tobacco vending machine operator tobaccoland, we demanded that the opposing party refrain from offering cigarettes in vending machines if the images on the selection buttons … Read more

Pro Rauchfrei sues again for lack of warnings on images on cigarette vending machines – first success in court

05.04.2024  Although Pro Rauchfrei e.V. obtained a landmark ruling from the Federal Court of Justice (BGH, 26 October 2023 – I ZR 176/19) in October last year after more than six years, according to which illustrations of packs must also show health warnings, regrettably nothing has changed in practice apart from a new pack design. … Read more

More and more countries are opting for standardised packaging

Weltkarte: In welchen Ländern ist plain packaging vorgeschrieben?

03.06.2016  Offering tobacco products in standardised packs, known as plain packaging, is another way of making smoking less attractive to young people. FCA, an association of many non-governmental organisations for the promotion of FCTC (Framework Convention on Tobacco Control), published a map in 2016. A new addition (not yet on the world map) is Gambia, … Read more