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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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[UK] Tobacco – Australia data provides ammunition for plain packaging elsewhere

Alert: Significant drop in smoking rates there likely to be used by UK government as evidence that plain packaging “works”
Citi Research
added Jul 23, 2014 15:47
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[Australia] IMPERIAL TOBACCO’S RESPONSE TO MISLEADING CLAIMS (doc)

anti-tobacco lobbyists including Mike Daube have misleadingly claimed that the Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Tobacco, Alison Cooper ...The statement made by our CEO...reflected the initial 6 month period only of plain packaging. For clarity, the sta
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 8, 2014 15:54
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[Australia, UK] Plain packaging: the lessons learned so far

Given the importance of plain packaging to brands in general many will want the UK government to heed calls for a specific public consultation on the IP implications of the policy before taking its final decision.
Lexology (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:32
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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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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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[Australia] Big Tobacco accused of new smokescreen

Health Minister Tanya Plibersek is demanding two industry giants - Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco (BAT) - remove ringed watermarking from their cigarette paper that appear to make them look more sophisticated.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Nov 28, 2012 18:22
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[Australia] Making a killing out of tobacco crackdown

The boxes are in fact cases – or plastic skins – for cigarette packs. They are a hit with smokers because they hide the large graphic images . . . Since the new packs started arriving in stores in October, Mr Osmond says demand for the cases has gone “b
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 28, 2012 03:16
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[Australia] VIDEO: Tobacco firm may have breached packaging laws

The investigation began after the ABC alerted the department to the possible breach. The cigarettes feature three-letter words at the top of each, which the department is investigating to see if they are a form of advertising, which would be banned unde
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 29, 2012 13:49
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Will Australia's Cigarette Branding Ban Spread Beyond Borders, Tobacco?

Health Advocates Hope for 'Domino Effect' -- Which Is Exactly What Marketers Fear
Advertising Age
added Aug 20, 2012 14:44
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