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Push to stop selling cigarettes to Australians born AFTER 2000 - but is it political correctness gone mad?

• Tasmanian Independent Ivan Dean is set to introduce bill banning sale of smoking in the state to people born after year 2000 •The ban would come into effect in 2018 when current 14-year-old's turn 18 • He aims to make Tasmania a smoke-free state when cu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:14

[Australia] Simon Chapman ‏@SimonChapman6 On news that France to get #plainpacks @ImperialTobacco says Oz Dec 2010 experience = "fiasco". You judge

added Sep 28, 2014 06:57

[Australia] VIDEOS: Paying tribute to Professor Tony McMichael: one of the world’s public health champions

“Professor McMichael has made seminal contributions to scientific and human understanding of the health implications of tobacco, the health risks from lead production, uranium mining, rubber production, and ozone depletion as well as climate change.
Crikey (au)
added Sep 28, 2014 06:44

[Australia] France Proposes Tough Antismoking Measures

Tobacconists and cigarette producers in France reacted angrily ... “They aren’t attacking the problem of smoking; they are attacking a network of 27,000 small businesses.”... “We are not an island like Australia,” said Eric Sensi, corporate affairs dire
New York Times
added Sep 25, 2014 18:27

[Australia] VIDEO: The Seduction of Smoking: Four Corners Special

In this special edition of Four Corners, running over two nights, award-winning reporter Peter Taylor investigates the state of the industry. He talks to the head of British American Tobacco, who delivers a clear admission that smoking is harmful to heal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:11

[Australia] France to introduce plain cigarette packaging

The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of its smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging. The proposals are specifically aimed at reducing the high rates of teenage smokers in France.
BBC Online
added Sep 25, 2014 12:06

[Asia, Singapore] Australia smoking rates down as France mulls plain packs

Australian smoking rates have fallen sharply since plain packaging was introduced, but a landmark challenge to the laws could have implications for other countries mulling similar moves. This includes France, which is expected on Thursday (Sep 25) to ann
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:02

[Australia, Ireland] Irish plain packaging tobacco law can create 'domino effect'

Ireland can create a “domino effect” internationally by becoming the first country in Europe to introduce plain packaging of tobacco, according to one of Australia’s leading public health experts. Prof Mike Daube said the introduction of plain packaging
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21

[Australia] FRENCH: Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?

This paper concerns the use of those processes by private investors to bring claims against countries which are parties to bilateral investment treaties ('BITs') or free trade agreements ('FTAs'). Its focus is on the tension that can exist between those
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:45

Chief justice of Australia raises concerns about investor-state provisions of free trade agreements as threat to democracy

French, gave a thoughtful speech entitled "Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?" to the Supreme and Federal Courts Judges' Conference on 9 July 2014. It is well-worth reading by anyone interested in how investor-state provisions of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:40
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