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Australia smoking rates tumble after plain-packaging shift

fell at their fastest pace in more than two decades following the introduction of the world's first law forcing cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging, according to the most comprehensive survey undertaken since the new rules came into force.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 22:02
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[Australia] Treasurer Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann pictured smoking cigars ahead of tough budget

Will election promises go up in smoke? Treasurer Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann are under increasing pressure before the budget announcement on Tuesday. Nine News.
The Age (au)
added May 9, 2014 15:39
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[USA] Australia's Plain Tobacco Packaging Laws Are A Sticking Point For A New US Trade Deal

An intellectual property business delegation from the US Chamber of Commerce in Australia this week sees the removal, by law, of company brands as “strange”. They understand the health benefits but argue that a company’s brand is highly valuable, and in
Business Insider
added Nov 24, 2013 01:08
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Law Spoils Tobacco’s Taste, Australians Say

Smokers think the cigarettes taste off. Complaints started to roll in about the flavor of cigarette brands almost immediately after the law went into effect on Dec. 1. That could mean a lot for health advocates’ efforts to prevent smoking. “Of course the
New York Times
added Jul 10, 2013 12:43
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Cuba Challenges Australian Tobacco Rules

Cuba, the world’s dominant producer of fine cigars, has filed a “request for consultations” with Australia, Keith Rockwell, a spokesman for the W.T.O., said from Geneva, where the organization is based. The two nations now have 60 days to reach an agree
New York Times
added May 7, 2013 02:15
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[Australia] Stub you: How a tobacco giant is bypassing packaging rules

IMPERIAL Tobacco has deployed a new trick to circumvent plain packaging legislation and it's caught the Federal Government flat footed. Packs of 20 Peter Stuyvesant cigarettes - manufactured by Imperial - are being sold with a lift out soft pack inside
APN News & Media (au)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:25
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[Australia] SCHOLTEN: Plain Packaging Is Not The Answer To Canada's Tobacco Problem

a closer look at what occurred in Australia when plain packaging was introduced results in more questions than answers as to how this would meaningfully impact...Our retailers follow Canada's tobacco control measures and act as gatekeepers to age-restrict
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:37
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22nd Century Announces Launch of Very Low Nicotine MAGIC Cigarettes and Extreme Nicotine RED SUN Cigarettes in Australia

announced today the receipt of an initial purchase order from Australian tobacco distributor, Quay Tobacco Trading PTY, LTD. Including both Very Low Nicotine MAGIC brand cigarettes and “Extreme Nicotine” RED SUN cigarettes, the purchase order represents 2
Business Wire
added Apr 6, 2016 16:50
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[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12
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[Europe] PANICHI: Stubbed out: why Australia is alone on cigarette plain packs

The push for the European Union to emulate Australia on packaging laws, however, has stalled. And here's why.
Crikey (au)
added Feb 2, 2013 16:53
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