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[Australia] NSW e-cigarette bans come into effect

DRIVING while smoking an e-cigarette in the presence of a child is now illegal throughout NSW. THE new laws come into effect on Tuesday and include bans on smoking while in a car with a child under 16 and displaying and advertising e-cigarettes and acce
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 1, 2015 00:58
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[Australia] Holy smokes! Criminals eager to beat the smoking ban in prison are using the BIBLE to roll up cigarettes with smuggled tobacco

Victorian prisoners have been caught smoking smuggled tobacco using papers from the Bible, despite an implemented smoking ban Used for their likeness to the branded rolling paper, Tally-Ho, the thin papers reportedly burn well as inmates struggle to quit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2015 17:39
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] IS THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP A WIN FOR TOBACCO CONTROL? A FIRST LOOK AT THE TOBACCO CARVE-OUT

Though it’s very difficult to believe that any government that isn’t being manipulated and funded by Big Tobacco would genuinely want to sue another country for trying to protect its citizens from tobacco-related disease and death. This anti-tobacco ind
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
added Nov 6, 2015 20:55
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[Cuba] DISPUTE DS458 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 3 May 2013, Cuba requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that allegedly impose trademark restrictions and other plain-packaging requirements on tobacco products.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:36
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Spotless leopards? Decoding hype on e-cigarettes

there are major concerns about the core claims being made for e-cigarettes. Australia should consider any policy changes in harm reduction very carefully. We should all be open to quality evidence that might suggest that this time we have something diffe
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:08
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JTI Calls for Transparency on Australian ‘Plain’ Packaging Report

The Australian Government has yet to publish its Post-Implementation Review (PIR) into ‘plain’ packaging for tobacco products, six months after the consultation period ended. The delay has prompted concerns that the authors of the report could be misrepre
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:19
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging—investor-state arbitration

The arbitration is being conducted under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules 2010. The tribunal hearing the case is composed of three arbitrators. Australia appointed Professor Don McRae of the University
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:55
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] Obama administration moves against Big Tobacco, with consequences for Australia

The Obama administration's proposal overnight means an ISDS clause will still be included in the TPP, but tobacco companies will not be allowed to use it to stop governments pursuing anti-smoking policies. In response to the news, Australian Trade Minis
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 2, 2015 14:22
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Thousands Demand Key Debate TPPA Expert on National TV - ActionStation

More than 12,000 Kiwis are demanding that PM John Key and Tim Groser debate a democratically-elected TPPA expert...“Corporations suing entire countries isn't rhetoric: it's happening right now.Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, is suing Australia at this
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:38
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Critics of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal warn about arbitration clause

illustrates what opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership say they fear most about the nearly completed trade pact: that it will benefit big corporations at the expense of consumers and workers. Few things have galvanized critics of the 12-nation Paci
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 19, 2015 12:47
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