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[Australia] VICTORIANS WANT OUTDOOR DINING SMOKE BAN: CANCER COUNCIL

Victorians expect to be able to eat and drink outside without being exposed to secondhand smoke and nearly three-quarters of a million of them will visit cafes and restaurants more often every year if smokefree outdoor areas are created, according to new
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:14
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Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
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[Australia] Andrews faces backlash over 'confusing' outdoor smoking ban

Premier Daniel Andrews faces a backlash over plans to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas but not extend the policy to drinking spaces, despite new research suggesting businesses would not be hurt if a wider prohibition was introduced.
The Age (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:06
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[Australia] BARNSLEY: Litvinenko, Polonium-210: tobacco products are toxic and should be “recalled”.

Below, public health researcher Kathryn Barnsley discusses why a complete recall of tobacco products, far from being a laughable prospect, is well overdue... We should support the tobacco free generation proposal that would phase out the sale of tobacco
Croakey (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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Backlash against Australian ‘nanny state’

strict rules outlawing everything from violent video games to ecigarettes and late-night revelling is turning Australia into a “nanny state” and damaging business, say critics.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[Australia] Bondi Junction Mall latest Sydney shopping strip to ban smoking following success in Martin Place

From Monday for the next six months smoking is banned in the mall from 7am to 9pm every day in an attempt to clear the air for shoppers. The trial includes Rowe St and Spring St and adjoining sections of Newland St and Bronte Rd.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Concerned community groups call for independent assessment of Trans-Pacific trade deal

unions and public health groups, are calling for an urgent independent review..."In a way, the tobacco exception proves that, because to really exclude something, you'd need to do what they did with tobacco [explicitly state tobacco control laws cannot be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 3, 2016 20:43
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] DENIS: TPPA and investor-state disputes, learn from Libyan ‘shocker’

a law proposed by the executive branch, made into law by parliament, then ruled upon by Australia's highest courts, was challenged in a private arbitration centre by this tobacco company. After this suit, at least 13 other countries (see graphic below) h
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:20
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[Australia] Tobacco giant Philip Morris sells cigarette factory

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has sold its former manufacturing site ahead of relocating its Australian headquarters to Melbourne's South Wharf later this year. The company stopped manufacturing cigarettes at the 6.27 hectare site in Moorabbin in 2014 whe
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 3, 2016 13:57
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] TIENHAARA: The dismissal of a case against plain cigarette packaging is good news for taxpayers

the ISDS case remains under the wraps of a confidentiality order, it appears that Australia was able to convince the tribunal that Philip Morris should not be permitted to plead the merits of its case because it engaged in "treaty shopping".
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:26
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