Headlines Tagged with Australia — 10,322 headlines found
An anti-smoking campaigner has accused tobacco companies of "sexing up" their brand names to make them more appealing in the wake of plain packaging laws.
Sep 26, 2012 West Australian (au)
added Sep 26, 2012 18:44
Duty-free retailers say there will be no point selling cigarettes in airports any more because the federal government's decision to change the duty-free allowance makes them too expensive to stock.
Jun 3, 2012 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 4, 2012 14:54
The WTO said on Friday that Honduras, one of four countries that say they oppose Australia's legislation on commercial grounds, had requested the formation of a dispute settlement panel to settle the issue. It is the second time that Honduras has made su
Oct 12, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:24
[Australia, Switzerland, UK] Row over Marlboro-funded research that undermined plain cigarette packs
A bitter academic row has triggered calls for a leading university to withdraw two key scientific papers sponsored by “big tobacco” ...a group of academics has written to the university calling for the papers, funded and supervised by (PMI)... to be with
Feb 15, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:21
The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
Dec 21, 2014 Mondaq
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12
a teenage Joe Hockey went straight for the stogies. The Treasurer, under fire for suggesting poor people don't drive as much as rich people, was asked whether he regretted being portrayed by Labor as a "cigar-chomping Foghorn Leghorn".
Aug 14, 2014 Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:52
BIG tobacco company Philip Morris has been forced to release documents relating to a stoush with the federal government, after taking its fight against the government's plain-packaging legislation to an offshore court.
Jan 20, 2013 Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:23
Two months later at Geneva’s plush Beau Rivage Hotel, King looked out over a sea of faces, mostly delegates gathered for the World Health Assembly, and introduced her “new best friend”, AXA boss Thomas Buberl. AXA, he said, would forthwith sell €200m of
Aug 1, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
A government source has revealed the Turnbull government is looking to introduce a proposal to increase the tobacco excise in the May budget ...Turnbull, who previously supported a higher tobacco excise to fund private health insurance rebates, is believ
Mar 14, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2016 21:45
And that is just for the first stage. If in September the three-person extraterritorial tribunal decides Australia has a case to answer, the hearing will move on to substantive matters and the bills will become far bigger. The West Australian newspaper
Jul 29, 2015 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:36