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TPP Ministers, Negotiators Steer Clear Of Tobacco Issue During Australia Meetings ($$)

did not discuss how a potential agreement would handle tobacco regulations during two weeks of meetings in Australia, although U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman this week acknowledged that it remains a divisive issue.
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Oct 30, 2014 13:10
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[Australia] van ONSELEN: What Robb must cut out of the TPP

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco...The ISDS clause in the TPP would sell-out the national interest for the benefit of foreign corporations. But
MacroBusiness (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:09
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[Australia, Canada, UK] PARKE: Why support the TPP when it will let foreign corporations take our democracies to court? | Melissa Parke

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco, following the threat of ISDS arbitration under Nafta. Here in Australia, rural communities have successfully ca
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:46
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[Australia, New Zealand] The impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on health: Why an independent, comprehensive health impact assessment is crucial prior to signing

Indeed, even when the evidence of harm is substantial, industries such as Tobacco have a long and consistent history of systematically undermining and legally contesting the available scientific evidence, aiming to ensure that the benefit of any doubt is
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:37
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Fair Trade Group Calls for Release of TPP Text

“The inclusion of Investor-State Disputes (ISDS) in the TPP would mean that US companies will be able to sue ...Philip Morris tobacco company had to find an obscure Hong Kong investment agreement with ISDS to sue our government over our plain packaging le
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:33
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[Australia] Pacific trade talks progress but gap remains between U.S., Japan

Robb dismissed those concerns and similar worries that provisions for investor-state dispute settlement, or ISDS, in the agreement could see Australian laws such as its tobacco packaging legislation overturned by global business giants.
Reuters
added Oct 27, 2014 14:55
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[Australia] The ugly face of smoking: New campaign lets you upload a picture of yourself to see what you would look like after 20 years of smoking

'If you smoke, your future's not pretty', Queensland Health's latest anti-smoking campaign / Young women were lured into a pop-up 'make under station' in Sunshine Plaza on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland / Professional make-up artists brought their faces
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:11
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[Australia] The ugly face of smoking: New campaign lets you upload a picture of yourself to see what you would look like after 20 years of smoking

Young women were lured into a pop-up 'make under station' in Sunshine Plaza on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland Professional make-up artists brought their faces forward into the future as a smoker Women aged 18 to 24 were the campaign's focus
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:15
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[Australia] Secret trade business heads to Sydney

Trade ministers will converge on Sydney this weekend to continue secret negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a deal set to cover 40 per cent of the global economy...the leaked TPP text raised new concerns about...plain packaging of tobac
Sky News (au)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:07
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[Australia] Aussie health groups aim to clamp down on shisha smoking

A coalition of public health groups is working to close a loophole in legislation that allows the smoking of waterpipes in enclosed areas.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:02
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