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Europe Wants To Crack Down On Cigarette Labels, Making Them More Graphic
2012-12-19 16:43:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new proposal may tighten-up the already tight grip on cigarette packaging within the European Union. The law would see that graphic visual and written warnings take up 75 percent of the surface of all cigarette packs, leaving just 25 percent or less for the brand. About 700,000 people die in Europe every year from smoking-related disease, and the costs of treatment run up to $32 billion. The proposed legislation would ban...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin