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Australia. Criminal's cigarette concealment goes up in smoke

Customs and Border Protection has seized more than 10 million cigarettes, illegally imported into Australia.
BYMNews (gb)
added Dec 3, 2012 11:51

Cigarette plain packaging laws come into force in Australia

Smoking warnings and diseased body parts emblazoned on dull green boxes that are the same for all tobacco brands
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:27

WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act: Updated statement by WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan 28 November 2012

With Australia’s victory, public health enters a brave new world of tobacco control. Plain packaging is a highly effective way to counter industry’s ruthless marketing tactics. It is also fully in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2012 14:16

[Australia] Health Ministry Chastises BATA for Plain Packaging Breaches

Giant cigarette producer British American Tobacco got a stern reproach from the Health Ministry for issuing products that were not fully compliant with Australia's strict plain packaging laws, which started gradual implementation in October 2012.
International Business Times (au)
added Nov 29, 2012 13:45

[Honduras] Australia Blocks Honduran Bid For WTO Panel In Tobacco Row ($$)

Australia blocked a request Monday for the creation of a World Trade Organization panel to examine Honduras' claims that Australia's plain packaging requirements for tobacco products give trademark holders short shrift and conflict with Australia's oblig
added Nov 20, 2012 22:03

[Australia] Doctors call for no smoking policy to be enforced

West Australian doctors are calling for stricter policing of no-smoking areas outside hospitals, with many patients continuing to smoke on hospital grounds.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:30

[Australia] Plain pack cigs moving in

"You could just about sue the Government for trauma," he joked. "It will put a lot of people off you can't miss it." A gruesome image of a rotten or diseased body part dominated each packet and carton, with no logo in sight and the tobacco company's bra
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Nov 1, 2012 13:51

[Australia] Even in the digital world, where there's smoke, there's ire

'There are now 107 smoking apps. Authorities are freaking out.' Outraged calls to ban tobacco-related apps might, just possibly, be missing the point. . . . I'm not a regular smoker myself, but after years of watching Nicola Roxon waging federal war on
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Oct 27, 2012 19:25

Australia's tobacco industry

The Australian tobacco industry makes a significant contribution to the economy in terms of government revenue, retail sales and employment.
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Oct 26, 2012 12:34

Australia And Europe Will Weigh On Philip Morris' Earnings

We believe the company will face a similar volume decline in Europe again this quarter with the cigarette market size in the region expected to continue its declining trend. We also expect weaker growth in Asia relative to the previous quarter, primarily
added Oct 18, 2012 08:47
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